Teen Challenge operates month in-residence alcohol and drug addiction rehabilitation programs with centres located in Alberta, Atlantic Canada, Saskatchewan and Ontario. Addicts, alcoholics, their families and friends, begin their restoration at Teen Challenge. Learn More.
It was founded by David Wilkerson in and headquartered in OzarkMissouri. The organization faces accusations regarding severe abuse and ill treatment at its rehabilitation camps. In13 years after the ministry began, Teen Challenge established a national headquarters.
Teen Challenge of Southern California has been an effective solution to life-controlling problems for thousands of people for more than 50 years. We offer a variety of outreach programs, and we have a one-year residential drug recovery program for men and women over the age of 18, as well as adolescent boys ages 12 — The one-year adult program starts with a student entering one of our Induction Centers for approximately three months, then transferring to one of two long-term centers for an additional nine months.
He concluded, that the most dangerous social problem is dependence on toxic agents. More and more drug addicts looked for his help. Since its this program expanded. The idea of starting the facility emerged in a group of persons related to the Pentecostal Church, which have been confronted with the problems of addiction.
Through our caring, Christ-centered programs, we offer life transformation and proven solutions for life-controlling addictions and behaviors to men, women, boys, and girls. Our hope is that every Teen Challenge resident will become a productive member of society. I went from partying only on weekends to becoming a full-fledged addict to pain pills.
This means that we are concerned with the body, mind, and spirit of those who come to our addiction recovery centers. Our vision is to see all people freed from addiction through the power of Jesus Christ! A restored relationship with God can transform those who suffer from addiction into vibrant, free, and sober followers of the Lord.
Treatment is important, but transformation is key. Most of our programs last an average of months. This timeframe provides ample opportunity for adults and teens to confront their destructive choices, their self-sabotaging behavior, and their unhealthy views.
My heroin addiction brought me to a place I never thought I would be. I stole from my family and friends to get heroin. The shame and guilt of my terrible decisions weighed on me day and night and the only way I knew how to make myself feel better was by staying high.
Providing a comprehensive Christian faith-based solution to life-controlling addictions. The scope of Teen Challenge has grown over the years, and now serves adults as well as teenagers. There are over Teen Challenge campuses in the United States, and over centers world wide in over 80 countries, which provide Christian recovery services to individuals of every age and social background.