Military Schools In Delaware

Is the behavior of your child causing chaos in your family life?

Have you seen your child display any of the self-destructive behaviors listed below?

  • Drug Abuse
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Lack of Motivation
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
  • Abrupt Change in Personality
  • Adoption Issues
  • Uncontrollable Anger
  • Manipulative
  • Skips School
  • Lying – Stealing
  • You can’t make me, attitude
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Legal Problems
  • Family Conflict
  • Cutting – Self-Harm
  • Substance Abuse
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Fighting – Violence
  • Can’t Keep Friends
  • Grades Have Fallen
  • School Suspensions
  • Gang Involvement
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Runs Away
  • Depression
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Sexually Active
  • Blatant Disregard of Rules
  • Hanging With the Wrong Crowd
  • Attempted or Threats of Suicide
  • Bullying
  • Smoking
  • I hate you, attitude
  • Poor Emotional Control
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Never at Fault
  • Eating Disorder (Anorexia, Bulimia)
  • Withdrawn From Family


Military schools in Delaware are often a thought for parents with troubled teens. Many parents are under the impression that they will instill discipline and help to control unruly behavior. The problem with that the schools is that they are not always beneficial for those who do not want to attend the school. There are other options, such as residential treatment centers and specialty boarding schools which could be better options. Understanding all treatment options is important and there are a number of factors to consider.

Does a Child Need Therapy?

Military schools are unable to offer therapy as part of the training. The schools offer an education with military training. Those who suffer from behavioral problems, emotional issues or mental illnesses will be better seeking treatment before enrolling into the schools. Military schools will help to instill discipline and improve self-confidence. Student learn about responsibility but not how to control a mental illness.

If your child needs therapy, it is often better to look into treatment centers and boarding schools. When looking, take the time to ask more questions about the therapy. Is it on campus? What are the fees and are they included in the tuition costs?

Does the Child Want to Attend?

Military schools are excellent for children that want to attend and improve their attitudes. Those who want to be there will gain more responsibilities within the school and be promoted to higher ranks. Many older students will look after younger students and help train them, while receiving their education. This helps to improve their college application and chances of gaining a good job in the future.

These schools will not usually keep children that express an unwillingness to stay. Many children that do not want to be there will find a way to leave but parents often find that they lose out on money due to termination policies. When looking into military schools as treatment, learn more about the termination policy to determine whether it is worth trying it.

Parent Resources Can Help Parents Make Decisions

It can be difficult to understand the best option for your troubled teen. Parent Resources is able to help. With a free consultation, we will listen to your questions and learn more about your situation. From there, we can offer advice on the best type of treatment for your child and whether military schools in Delaware are beneficial. We will also be able to offer advice on choosing the best school if you decide on this option.