NATSAP - National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs

The National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs serves as an advocate and resource for innovative organizations which devote themselves to society’s need for the effective care and education of struggling young people and their families

Many different types of programs have evolved over the past decade to serve the growing needs and numbers of struggling young people. NATSAP and its members have been working with their state legislatures to ensure the appropriate licensure and regulation of programs and schools that serve children and adolescents.

Resource services

Therapeutic Boarding School, Wilderness Therapy Program, Treatment Center School, National Resource Site, and Secondary Education Recovery Support

National and State resource sites, helplines, and crisis hotlines provide immediate support and referrals to programs and services via telephone, email, web or text messaging.

Please be aware that we do not endorse or directly support any presented resource. Those seeking programs, services, or treatment are urged to verify each provider's credentials and certifications to confirm their expertise and quality of service.