When the insurance benefits are exhausted, consider Summit Achievement

When it comes to mental health treatment for adolescents and young adults, timely and effective interventions are crucial. Insurance coverage often plays a role in selecting treatment options, but it’s not uncommon for families to face limitations on their policy coverage. Insurance companies often stop paying for residential placement long before the therapeutic journey is […]

Staff Spotlight: Emma B!

Emma is one of our amazing field staff here at Summit Achievement and Summit Traverse. She is hardworking, kind, and a valuable member of our community! Emma was recently nominated for the prestigious Ember Award through the OBH Council (Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare). The Ember Award honors those who are exemplary in their role as field […]

It’s not too late to take advantage of this summer for treatment for your teen

With summer coming to a close, many families might be worried about the start of the school year. Especially for those teens who struggle with school – whether it be for academic or social/emotional reasons – this time of year can be especially challenging. It might feel for some like it is too late to […]

Why Traverse: A short-term, therapeutic boarding school

Summit Achievement was started in 1996 as a one-of-a-kind, therapeutic program offering a hybrid model. Students go to an accredited, highly individualized school for three days, and then head out into our vast field area for weekly, adventure therapy -style “expos.”  After a decade of Summit Achievement, we realized there was something missing from the […]