The healing for your
struggling
teenage son
is within reach.
We sent our son to Arivaca hoping for a miracle, and we received one.

– Mom from Ohio

ArivacaBoys RanchLicensed Residential Treatment Center

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Arivaca Boys Ranch a licensed residential treatment facility and therapeutic boarding school for teenage boys ages 13-17. We specialize in the treatment of a range of mental and behavioral health challenges.

These Include:

  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Substance Abuse
  • Lack of Motivation
  • General Rebellion
  • Low Self-Esteem
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Our Therapeutic Approach

Your son will have a highly specialized team of behavioral health professionals oversee his healing journey with us.

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Individual Therapy

Equine Therapy

Family Therapy

Psychiatric Care

Accademic Plan

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Natural lifemanship
HeartMath
Arizona department of health services

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Featured Videos

Our Podcast: Trail Time
with Ron Searle

Podcast on Buzzsprout, Trail Time with Ron Searle

Trail Time with Ron Searle

Join cowboy, youth expert and industry-leading Arbinger instructor Ron Searle as he coaches you through the challenges that come with raising teenagers in today's world. Listen now!

When Your Child Says: "I Don't Care"

11/3/2020 | 33 min

In this, our inaugural episode of "Trail Time with Ron Searle," Ron coaches you through some of the challenges that come with raising a teenager in today's world. He hosts a discussion with four teenage boys from Arivaca Boys Ranch, and gets the teenagers perspective on how parents can best respond when their teenager uses that dreaded phrase "I don't care."

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What are the Causes of Teenage Rebellion

May 10, 2022,In Latest Articles

What are the Causes of Teenage Rebellion

Pushing boundaries is part of growing up. Once the toddler years are over many parents breathe a sigh of relief that the tantrums have wound down and they...

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What I Learned at Arivaca Boys Ranch

Jul 8, 2021,In Latest Articles

What I Learned at Arivaca Boys Ranch

An Alumnus of Arivaca Boys Ranch wrote this essay reflecting on the change he experienced in the program. Names and personal details are changed to protect...

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Changing Boys from the Inside Out

Dec 30, 2020,In Latest Articles

Changing Boys from the Inside Out

From the moment a boy steps foot on our ranch, he is greeted warmly with an enthusiastic - We are really happy to meet you. Each young man who makes his way...

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