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Teen Mental Health Arizona

Guiding Teens Through Mental Health and Substance Abuse Struggles.
 Paving the Way for Lifelong Solutions.
Teen Mental Health Arizona

Nexus Teen Academy



Teen Mental Health in Arizona: Support and Resources

Nexus Teen Academy is a purpose-driven organization offering an individualized approach to treatment for adolescents struggling with mental health concerns and substance abuse. Our teen residential treatment center offers therapeutic groups, individual counseling, and life skills to support our residents in creating a safe space to reflect, heal, and powerfully choose to redirect their lives’ trajectories. Together, we foster an environment of trust, integrity, and limitless possibility.

Comfortable Residential Facility
for Treatment & Healing

Nestled in the beauty of the Arizona desert, our teen residential treatment center offers more than just comfortable living spaces – it provides a safe and structured environment for your struggling teen’s recovery and growth. At Nexus Teen Academy, teens find comfort and inspiration to embark on their journey toward healing.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be the leading providers of adolescent behavioral health and sustainable recovery. Through our holistic, individualized approach to treatment, we skillfully empower adolescents to navigate their own healing by fortifying their mental health and cultivating powerful new skills to bring home to their families.

Our services

Effective Clinical Treatment Programs for
Teens & Families

Meet Our Clinical Director

Hannah graduated from Arizona State University with her Bachelor’s in Psychology and Master’s in Counseling and is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Arizona. She began her work as a therapist ten years ago in South Phoenix with an intensive outpatient program for teens and their families. In the program, she worked with teens and their families, specializing in intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment, adverse childhood trauma, and other mental health concerns using group, individual, and family therapy modalities.

Hannah Carr LPC, BC-TMH

Clinical Director of
Nexus Teen Academy

teen residential treatment insurance

Private Insurance Plans Accepted

We work with most major insurance providers. You can confidentially check to see if your treatment is covered by insurance. Our admissions experts are here to guide you through the process.

Trauma-informed Therapy
to Rebuild Purpose

Nexus Teen Academy’s Scottsdale, Arizona facility provides a tranquil place for teens to open up and heal.
Our teen groups and individual counseling all reflect our core beliefs:

Mental Health Treatment For Teens (Dual - Diagnosis)

Transform your teenager’s life with Nexus Teen Academy’s powerful dual diagnosis teen mental health treatment program. We don’t just scratch the surface; we dive deep to uncover the root causes of their struggles. Our team of dedicated clinical professionals combines cutting-edge therapies with proven success to ignite real change for your teen.
We understand the challenges you and your teenager face, and we’re here to guide you through this journey with unwavering compassion and support. Don’t wait – take the first step towards a brighter future today.

Teen Self Harm


Suicidal Thoughts


Low Self-worth

Mood and Behavior Disorders

ADHD/Impulse Control

Psychotic Disorders

Personality Disorders

Mood Swings & Anger

Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment

Our clinical experts at Nexus Teen Academy, are well-versed in the unique challenges that adolescents and their families face when dealing with teen addiction. Our team is dedicated to providing the highest level of care and support for teenagers who are facing substance abuse issues.

Focusing on evidence-based therapies, our clinical team offers comprehensive assessments, individualized treatment plans, and ongoing monitoring to ensure that each teen receives the best possible care. Through a combination of group therapy, individual counseling, family involvement, and holistic wellness programs, we strive to empower teenagers with the tools they need to overcome addiction and build a brighter future.


Nicotine Addiction

Marijuana Addiction

Cocaine Addiction

Meth Addiction

Heroin Addiction

Prescription Pills

Opioid Addiction

MDMA Ecstasy and Molly

Hallucinations Psilocybin Mushrooms / LSD

Cough Syrup


How To Get Started?

Whether your child is beginning or continuing treatment, admission into Nexus Teen Academy is a 3-step process that starts with one call.

The initial phone call


Start Therapy

We're Here to Help.

Navigating the challenges your teenager is facing can be overwhelming, but we’re here to provide support to your family during this challenging time. No matter the nature of the struggles your teen is encountering, whether it’s depression, mental health concerns, substance use issues, persistent dishonesty, or behavioral issues, we are here to help.

We understand the stress the entire family system endures when a teen struggles. Our compassionate and experienced team is dedicated to helping your teen on the path to healing and assisting you in finding the right solution for your unique situation. You’re not alone in this, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

Call Now

Our admissions specialists and clinical team are here to answer your questions.

Schedule a Consultation

Schedule a confidential conversation with our team to discuss the next important step for your family.


The length of the program is tailored to meet your teenager’s specific needs. Many families want to expedite treatment, but the healing process cannot be rushed. We conduct weekly evaluations to assess your teen’s progress, and our clinical, medical, and academic teams update the family weekly. Our primary goal is to do what it takes to equip each resident with essential skills for lasting success, not only temporary victories.

Our admissions team moves quickly to help your family during this sensitive time. When guardians work alongside us to get all the necessary info and documentation in a timely manner, we are able to admit your teenager quickly.

Yes, we accept most major private pay insurance plans. Unfortunately, at this time, we don’t accept AHCCCS, Medicare, or Medicaid.

Yes! It’s not only encouraged, but it’s a requirement. Our program is extremely family-focused. A major part of our ethos is ensuring your teen transitions home to a healthier, more sustainable environment for the whole family. This requires family involvement. We have many resources both inside and outside Nexus to help your family cope and heal during this time. Each Saturday, we host a Family Empowerment Group at Nexus, followed by family visitation hours. We also have a dedicated Family Therapist who helps parents to learn and utilize new skills in their coimmunication with their loved one.