The root causes for teenage abuse are often completely different from those of adults, including peer pressure, as a means to escape problems at home, and low self esteem.
When you add questions and doubts regarding their sexuality, it is no wonder there such a high-incidence of substance abuse among the teenage LGBT community. It is important that parents choose a rehab program designed specifically for their unique needs.
Group therapy gives teens a chance to learn and take comfort from the knowledge that others are experiencing the same difficulties and pain. Individual therapy empowers them to them retake control over their lives and actions, and to make better choices.
Find a rehab that specializes in treatment for LGBT teens.