TESTIMONIALS

"Organizations like Teen Challenge... have a far better approach to dealing with social issues and people in difficulty than do the bureaucrats."

Dr. James C. Dobson
Founder, Focus on the Family

"I truly admire Teen Challenge because of its loving, life-giving ministry to individuals who are bound by life controlling addictions."

Dan T. Cathy
President & CEO, Chick-fil-A

"I have not seen a more effective ministry in leading hurting people to a life-transforming relationship with Jesus Christ."

Past Director, Synovus Financial Corp., AT&T Corporation, W.C. Bradley Co.

"Teen Challenge offers hope and restoration to individuals by exchanging their views on life with God's perspectives."

John C. Maxwell
Best selling Author and Founder, EQUIP Leadership

FAQs

Q – HOW QUICKLY CAN MY SON COME IN?

A – The application process typically varies from within 24 hours up to 2 weeks depending on details of the specific case, and the time it takes to verify insurance or other documents, etc.

In processing each application we consider:

– Level of care required

– Mental health status/mental health medications

– Medical conditions/prescribed medications

– Legal status, past and present

– Funding eligibility

Q – DO YOU ACCEPT INSURANCE? WHAT TYPE OF INSURANCE DO YOU ACCEPT?

A – Yes, for licensed, chemical dependency treatment and mental health services.

– We currently are out of network for most insurance providers.

– By November, 2017 Lakeside Academy will accept most insurance for licensed chemical treatment and mental health services.

– Our Admissions representative will request your insurance information and screen for benefits.

– If you have insurance or are a Hennepin County resident, admissions specialists can schedule a Rule 31 or Rule 25 assessment after the application is received.

– Clients will be billed for the amount insurance does not cover.

– No, for the Therapeutic Boarding School program.

– Financial assistance may be available to MN residents based on need. Please contact our admissions team to discuss costs.

Q – WHAT IS THE TYPICAL LENGTH OF STAY?

A – Most students stay at Lakeside Academy for 6-12 months, depending on the individual’s needs.   Typically the longer clients stay, the better the outcome.

Q – HOW MUCH DOES YOUR PROGRAM COST?

A – Our services at Lakeside Academy include general program costs, chemical dependency and mental health treatment services, behavioral therapy, plus room and board. There is no additional cost for client enrollment in the local Southwest Metro school district (Intermediate school district 288).

For licensed chemical dependency treatment and mental health services:

The cost of services for your son will vary based on your son’s needs as assessed during a clinical evaluation, and in combination with a review of applicable healthcare insurance.   Our goal is to minimize your out of pocket expenses, while ensuring your son receives the appropriate level of services and care.

For therapeutic boarding school and behavioral health services:

Tuition at Lakeside Academy is $4,000/month for the 12-month program.   Financial assistance may be available to MN residents based on need.  Please contact our admissions team to discuss costs.

Health/Medical insurance does not cover tuition for private boarding schools. However, if supplemental mental health, drug treatment, or other medical services are required while your son is enrolled at Lakeside Academy, then personal insurance may cover these costs.

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