Comprehensive care for adolescents aged 12–17

Programs for Troubled Teens in Mesa

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A warm, nurturing, and home-like environment

Dedicated adolescent mental health specialists

Treatment designed to meet teens’ unique needs

A nurturing, safe space that feels like home 

Thinking about residential treatment for your Mesa teen and feeling anxious about them being away from home? That’s understandable. After all, as a parent, ensuring your child’s safety and well-being is paramount. At Avery’s House, we provide your teen with a nurturing and secure environment that cultivates recovery and healing. Here are a few ways we do this:

Close to Home

  • Our center is in Phoenix, just a short drive from Mesa, making it easy for you to participate in your teen’s progress through regular visits. You’ll have peace of mind knowing your child is nearby, receiving the top-notch care and support they need.

A Safe Haven

  • Avery’s House is a healing haven—a place where adolescents can step away from everyday pressures to devote all their energy to recovery. By equipping your child with essential coping skills to confidently tackle various life challenges, we help ensure a brighter future.

A Comforting Alternative

  • At Avery’s House, we’ve designed a nurturing space tailored to teenagers’ unique needs. Our center is recognized for its comforting and home-like atmosphere, which offers a warm and welcoming alternative to traditional treatment options.

Close to Home

  • Our center is in Phoenix, just a short drive from Mesa, making it easy for you to participate in your teen’s progress through regular visits. You’ll have peace of mind knowing your child is nearby, receiving the top-notch care and support they need.

A Safe Haven

  • Avery’s House is a healing haven—a place where adolescents can step away from everyday pressures to devote all their energy to recovery. By equipping your child with essential coping skills to confidently tackle various life challenges, we help ensure a brighter future.

A Comforting Alternative

  • At Avery’s House, we’ve designed a nurturing space tailored to teenagers’ unique needs. Our center is recognized for its comforting and home-like atmosphere, which offers a warm and welcoming alternative to traditional treatment options.

At Avery’s House, we diagnose and treat a wide range of mental health issues, including

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Suicidal and self-harm thoughts
  • Bullying and victimization
  • ADHD and other attention difficulties
  • Substance use disorders
  • Trauma and adverse life experiences
  • Family and relationship problems

Note: We don’t treat adolescents with a history of arson or other serious crimes or those struggling with heavy substance abuse, aggressive behaviors, significant sexual issues, or other extreme diagnoses.

Support for teens in Mesa facing mental health challenges

If you’re living with a Mesa adolescent struggling with mental health issues, know that you’re not alone—help is closer than you think. At Avery’s House, our program for troubled teens enhances mental well-being by:

  • Teaching teens coping strategies to manage mental health challenges more effectively
  • Helping adolescents develop healthier habits 
  • Boosting teens’ self-esteem by emphasizing the importance of self-care
  • Offering comprehensive treatment for trauma and other psychological issues
  • Teaching families effective ways to help their loved ones on their recovery journeys

Josh Lemieux

Director of Admissions

Factors that ensure successful recovery  

Many programs for troubled youth miss the mark because they fail to include elements crucial to successful treatment. Without these factors, an adolescent’s recovery journey becomes more difficult than necessary. To avoid this mistake, we’ve integrated three essential components into our treatment:

Family Involvement

  • Understanding the pivotal role families play in a teen’s recovery, we actively engage families throughout the treatment process. Our approach includes family therapy sessions, regular progress updates, and comprehensive aftercare planning to ensure a teen’s seamless transition back to daily life.

Academic Support

  • We offer thorough and robust educational services to help teens stay on track with their studies while in treatment. These include help with assignments, one-on-one tutoring, and training in strategies for managing academic workloads without getting overwhelmed.

Medication Management

  • Because we know that therapy alone is not enough for some teens, we offer comprehensive medication management for those who will benefit from it. Our medical team’s individualized approach not only enhances treatment effectiveness but also sets the stage for a more successful recovery.

Family Involvement

  • Understanding the pivotal role families play in a teen’s recovery, we actively engage families throughout the treatment process. Our approach includes family therapy sessions, regular progress updates, and comprehensive aftercare planning to ensure a teen’s seamless transition back to daily life.

Academic Support

  • We offer thorough and robust educational services to help teens stay on track with their studies while in treatment. These include help with assignments, one-on-one tutoring, and training in strategies for managing academic workloads without getting overwhelmed.

Medication Management

  • Because we know that therapy alone is not enough for some teens, we offer comprehensive medication management for those who will benefit from it. Our medical team’s individualized approach not only enhances treatment effectiveness but also sets the stage for a more successful recovery.

Services we offer during treatment

We provide comprehensive clinical support for adolescents struggling with mental health challenges. These services include 

  • Child psychologist services
  • Weekly individual sessions
  • Case management
  • Art and music therapies
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT)
  • Community-based activities
  • Trauma-informed care
  • Outpatient services
  • Aftercare planning
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Lena Moses

Director of Community Relations

Our troubled youth programs are ideally suited for teens who…

  • Recently transitioned from a psychiatric stabilization program in a hospital or similar inpatient setting and need continued care to build upon progress
  • Are seeking a break from regular surroundings to fully immerse in recovery
  • Tried day treatment or outpatient programs but found they require a greater level of support

Clinical expertise you can depend on

At the heart of our approach is a team of skilled mental health professionals with deep understanding of adolescent psychology, genuine compassion, and exceptional emotional intelligence to support your teen throughout their recovery.

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Clinical Director

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Concerned about the cost of troubled teens programs in Mesa?

You might be worrying about how you’ll pay for treatment. To ease this burden, we’ve partnered with leading insurance providers to help reduce out-of-pocket expenses. Click the button to the right to see if your provider covers costs.