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Wilderness Program

Wilderness programs such as SUWS of the Carolinas incorporate the majesty and transformative power of the natural world with a highly structured and closely supervised series of therapeutic activities. The result is that an effective therapeutic wilderness program can effect dramatic (and potentially long-lasting) changes in a relatively short period of time ...more

Behavioral Health Therapy | Therapeutic Boarding Schools

For parents who are just beginning to investigate options and opportunities for a struggling adolescent or teenager, the term “behavioral health therapy” may sound like an overly clinical response to a problem that may be resolved with a bit more attention and some stronger discipline. ...more

Family Programs | Therapeutic Boarding Schools

Family programs are an essential component of the therapeutic experience at SUWS of the Carolinas. While the students who enroll with us have individual issues that they need to work on, our family programs provide the ideal opportunity to identify and address issues related to interpersonal relationships, communication, and other family-wide challenges. ...more

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD (the commonly used acronym for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a common behavioral disorder. Experts estimate that about 10 percent of children in the United States suffer with ADHD – and that boys are three times more likely than girls to be diagnosed with ADHD. ...more

Major Depressive Disorder

Major depressive disorder is much, much more than a bad mood or a case of the blues. Unfortunately, even with considerable increases in public awareness of the presence and very real dangers of depression and other mental health challenges, considerable misunderstandings persist regarding the true nature of major depressive disorder ...more

Therapeutic Boarding School

The Academy at Swift River is a therapeutic boarding school that is dedicated to the mission of helping teens get back on track by restoring relationships, rediscovering academic success, and preparing them to meet the challenges of adolescence and young adulthood. ...more