Helping Good Kids Get Back On Track

Stillwater Academy enrolls boys, girls and transgender students 12-17 years of age from all regions of the United States and Canada.

Typical Stillwater students come into the program dealing with a wide variety of issues that may be manifested in any of the following ways:

  • School truancy and failure
  • Internet abuse
  • Substance abuse
  • Pornography
  • Sexually acting out
  • Depression
  • Suicidal thoughts and gestures
  • Eating disorders
  • Compulsive behaviors
  • Defiance
  • Verbal abuse towards parents
  • Loss of interest in positive activities
  • Isolation from family
  • Blaming others for problems
  • Sneaking out/running away
  • Poor choice of peers
  • Lying and manipulating
  • Stealing

Feelings behind these behaviors are often complex and may be driven by any or all of the following:

  • Neglect
  • Divorce
  • Genetic mental health issues
  • Loss
  • Real or perceived rejection
  • Conflict in the home
  • Low self-esteem
  • Abuse
  • Adoption
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Depression
  • Learning Disabilities

While we strive to be able to help all teens, we cannot accept teenagers who:

  • Have a history of violent behavior
  • Are pregnant
  • Have Low IQ (below 80)
  • Do not speak English
  • Have severe autism

Turnabout Stillwater Academy: Student Profile