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Don't Water The Weed

“Don’t Water the Weed” is what the therapist told me when we first started talking about C and his drug use.

“The Garden of C is full of beautiful flowers. 679 more words


The Elephant in the Room

For many families who have a teen in crisis, the most common problem is the elephant in the room. Now for those who are not familiar with that term, it is in essence the metaphorical idiom to describe an obvious issue that no one wants to discuss. 518 more words


"Drink" The Intimate Relationship between women and Alcohol by Ann Dowsett Johnston

When Sean and I were preparing for Jack to come home from his year at the Liahona Academy we were advised to rid our home of alcohol to support his newfound sobriety.   562 more words

Troubled Teens


a poem by Holly M. Bol, FCA staff member

Child, what are you holding on to? Child, I want to know. Child I want you to tell Me.

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Troubled Teens Go to Washington

Shepherds Hill Academy (SHA), residential boarding school for troubled teens, is a member of the Georgia Association of Christian Schools (GACS) and the American Association of Christian Schools (AACS). 147 more words

Troubled Teens

Joyous in Japan

The Lord worked in so many ways to get our son to Shepherds Hill Academy (SHA).  We are missionaries in Japan.  Our son thought he was too good for SHA.   55 more words

Parent Comments

Six Months to Maturity

Dear Shepherds Hill Academy Family,

We utilized the SHA Family Coaching prior to sending our son for the residential care. At the end of 2014 our son had alcohol poisoning and was in the hospital. 55 more words