St. Francis Centers, with locations in Dyer and Hammond, offer adolescent residential treatment programs for teens who may be unsuccessful unless in a highly structured and controlled environment. There are two levels of care provided and families are given an active role in the process.
St. Francis Centers, with locations in Dyer and Hammond, provide a comfortable setting for adolescent residential treatment programs for teens. Referrals are accepted from both public and private sources.
EAST CHICAGO | A missing 17-year-old Valparaiso boy was hospitalized Friday after allegedly trying to set a seat on a South Shore commuter train on fire.
Laura Black, of the Family & Youth Services Bureau, talks about suicide and statistics Monday at the "Teens and Suicide: An Open Dialogue" program at Wheeler High School.
Wheeler High School students and others gathered in the WHS auditorium Monday the program "Teens and Suicide: An Open Dialogue." The presentation focused on communication, loss, prevention and awareness followed by group discussions to share personal insights.
INDIANAPOLIS | The carefree childhood always has been more aspirational than actual for many, and a new analysis finds girls growing up in Indiana often have a harder time than girls living elsewhere.
LANSING | The Infants, Teens and In-Betweens Department at the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Ave., announces the following events planned for August.
A group of Northwest Indiana teens will reach out and lend a helping hand to Sojourner Truth House, a resource center that serves homeless women and children in Gary.
LANSING | Teens can watch "The Hunger Games" from 1 to 4:50 p.m. July 22 at the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Ave.
Mother and sons paying bills
VALPARAISO | The Family & Youth Services Bureau is offering a free workshop for parents as part of the Family Life Workshop Series.
Patti Woods-LaVoie loves Halloween and all things candy, but she has a hard and fast rule when it comes to teens and trick-or-treating.
Wendy Comacho, left, and her mother, Maricela, board a bus Wednesday morning in East Chicago to Chicago's Navy Pier to apply for the Obama administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration program.
Jose Bustos, center front, leads a bus of 70 young people and their parents Wednesday to apply for the Obama administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration program at Chicago's Navy Pier. Bustos organized the trip on behalf of Casa Santo Toribio, an East Chicago organiza…
Nearly 70 young people from across the region gathered Wednesday outside the Casa Santo Toribio headquarters in East Chicago. The group boarded a bus to Chicago's Navy Pier to apply for the Obama administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration program.
PORTER TOWNSHIP | A 16-year-old girl was taken into custody Sunday after allegedly leading officers on a high-speed chase south of U.S. 30.
GARY | A 16-year-old Gary girl was taken to a local hospital Tuesday afternoon after a fellow student allegedly cut her with a pair of scissors during a fight at LEAD College Preparatory Charter School, police said.
CRETE | The Crete Public Library's teens enjoyed a special Star Wars program in which they answered trivia questions and re-enacted scenes from the movie.
A new report has found that as the frequency of teenage texting continues to increase, teen use of the phone is on a significant downslide.
GARY | Gary branch of the NAACP is sponsoring the Act-So (Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics) program, encouraging high school students to be a champion by acting like a champion.
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