At Southeastern we have found that most of the boys we work with experience symptoms from the following list.
Check the box next to the behavior or attitude that describes your son. Depending on the frequency, intensity, or combination of any one of these symptoms, your son may need the structure of our Highly Disciplined School.
Feel sad and empty inside. Experience frequent crying. Thoughts of suicide, or self harm. Shows decreased or increased appetite. Demonstrates high irritability. Exhibits low self-esteem. Loss of interest in goal directed or fun activities. Sleeping too much or not being able to sleep at night.
Abnormally elevated, expansive, or irritable mood for over a week. Inflated self-esteem or grandiosity. Decreased need for sleep. More talkative than usual or pressured speech. Increase in dangerous activities that have a high potential for painful consequences.
A pattern of negative, hostile or defiant behaviors. Loses temper often. Argues with and defies adults, refuses to comply with rules. Blames others for his mistakes. Deliberately annoys people. Spiteful or vindictive. Feels entitled. Truant, or runs away from home. Dishonest and/or manipulative.
Experienced or witnessed a traumatic event. Experience frequent crying. Throwing up after meals. Irregular eating patterns. Distraught about body image. Serious relationship with older girlfriend. Decline in academic performance.
If you checked any combination of three or more of these symptoms please contact us to discuss you son's behavior.