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Dana Markey

Dana Markey serves as the program coordinator for NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, working with the NAMI Child and Adolescent Action Center. In addition to serving as the project manager for StrengthofUs.org, she serves as the managing editor of NAMI’s Beginnings magazine, which includes publishes articles on child and adolescent mental health. She received her bachelor's degree in creative writing and journalism at the University of Arizona, where she founded and led a NAMI on Campus affiliate. Dana is also a family...

Programs for Struggling Teens: Ideal Features- Part III

The professional literature on adolescent development and programs for struggling teens suggests that, ideally, programs should have a number of key features.

Programs for Struggling Teens: Ideal Features- Part II

The professional literature on adolescent development and programs for struggling teens suggests that, ideally, programs should have a number of key features. 

Programs for Struggling Teens: Ideal Features- Part I

Parents of struggling teens often feel desperate to find the “right” program or school for their child. 

Protecting Teens in Crisis: Constructive Oversight of Programs

One of the greatest challenges facing the struggling teen industry is the lack of conscientious, constructive, and sustained oversight at regular intervals by external organizations.

Abuses in Programs for Struggling Teens: The Legacy of Scandal

Most programs and schools for struggling teens are run professionally and are reputable.

Embracing a Strengths Perspective

Since the advent of efforts in the 1800s to intervene with struggling teens and their families, we have learned a great deal about what to do—and what not to do—to be helpful.

The Effectiveness of Programs for Struggling Teens

The most reputable programs and schools for struggling teens are those that base their services on research that has been published in peer-reviewed professional journals.

Common Mental Health and Behavioral Challenges

Many teens struggle with mental health and behavioral issues.

Programs for Struggling Teens: Day Treatment Programs

Day treatment programs provide teens with nonresidential services to help them address their mental health and substance abuse issues.

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