Category Archives: Inspirational Quotes

Quotes that may be helpful to struggling parents, troubled teens, or professionals of the treatment program industry.

Family Crisis – Favorite Quote

“A crisis allows us the opportunity to dip deep into the reservoirs of our very being, to rise to levels of confidence, strength, and resolve that otherwise we didn’t think we possessed. Through adversity, we come face to face with who we really are and what really counts.” – Jon M. Huntsman I have marked […]

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Troubled Youth: Overcoming Obstacles

“Overcoming my obstacles seemed impossible at one point in my life to not just me, but to the courts and my family members. Through the implementation of certain tools and a great amount of support, I was able to turn my life around. I have found my greatest strength from working with and helping other […]

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Youth Transport: Struggles of Family Involvement

“I realized my family was taking me to a program when we were headed in the opposite direction of home on the freeway. After the physically and emotionally exhausting battle between my family and I, we made it to the wilderness program. Looking back, a professional youth transport service could have greatly served my family […]

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Youth Program: Results of Positive Transport Intervention

“As a former youth program student, I could see a direct relationship between the initial transition of a child and how they first responded in the program.” (former youth program student) It is critical to recognize the correlation between the transport / initial transition process of a struggling youth into a program and their level […]

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Wilderness Programs: Parent and Struggling Teen Relationship Strengthened

“After two weeks in the wilderness, I began to forget about my friends and realized that my family was who I really missed. This wilderness experienced saved my life and was the beginning of a relationship between my mom and I that is still strong today, 10 years after the program. It is a great […]

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Troubled Parents and Youth: The Blessing of Adversity

“Adversity is not a punishment, but rather a blessing, for it is through adversity that we become strong.” (anonymous quote) As a former troubled youth who experienced and overcame much adversity in my life, I have found this quote to be very helpful. It is my hope that more of us, especially troubled parents and […]

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Helpful Quote on Adoption

Time and experience have taught me a priceless lesson: Any child you take for your own becomes your own if you give of yourself to that child. I have born two children and had seven others by adoption, and they are all my children, equally beloved and precious. Dale Evans, Singer, Actress

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