Saving Teens®; Creating Hope

SavingTeens is a philanthropic organization dedicated to assisting troubled teens
and their families struggling with significant emotional and behavioral challenges
including anxiety, depressions, addictions and other risky behaviors.

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2016 SavingTeens Golf Scramble & Celebration

Our Annual Charity Golf Scramble was a huge success
February 9, 2016 at the
Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego

Sponsors, Info, & Pictures

Our Teens

Meet our new SavingTeens Spring Bloggers,
Samantha & Vanessa. Learn more about
their story and read their blog.

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SavingTeens Fundraisers:

View pictures from past events and learn more
about sponsoring your own event!

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Need Help?

If you have a teen in trouble, learn more about our application process.

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For Families

SavingTeens provides support for families who, due to financial limitations, would be unable to pursue appropriate wilderness and/or residential therapy programs, or complete aftercare counseling without scholarship support.

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For Donors

Averaging thirty initial applications per month, SavingTeens is consistently faced with difficult decisions.  Your generous donation to SavingTeens will allow us to select more struggling teens and families for this life-changing support.  Please consider a generous donation to this important endeavor.

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For Programs

Saving Teens unique focus is to provide comprehensive, multi-phase solution to the most difficult and heart-wrenching addiction and behavioral problems. Struggling teens need a long-term plan for recovery that includes extensive evaluation, initial interventions such as wilderness programs, and education at a therapeutic boarding school, SavingTeens strives to support families in this journey.

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Latest Posts

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    Old Friends Are The Best Friends: SavingTeens & Building Bridges

    Building Bridges, a program run by the Fairbanks family in Thompson Falls, Montana, was an early partner of Saving Teens in Crisis Collaborative (SavingTeens). Building Bridges funded one of our earliest scholarship recipients six years ago. Throughout the years, Building […]
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    Going Away & Coming Home

    SAM: I went to boarding school a few months into my freshman year of high school, 2011. I was hurting more than I was helping…not only me, but my family as well. I grew up in a beautiful part of […]

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Saving Teens Run For Their Lives 5K – Seattle

On a rainy day in November 2015, 300 people gathered at Greenlake in Seattle to celebrate the strength and resiliency of families with struggling teens. The funds raised through this event will help SavingTeens support teens and their families struggling with significant emotional and behavioral challenges including anxiety, depression, addictions and other behaviors that put them at risk. More than $25,000 was raised to provide scholarships to struggling teens who need therapeutic programs.