“The most valuable lesson I learned at Lad Lake was to make friends before you make foes. And always try to be friendly.” When Kyle enrolled in Lad Lake’s Day Education program at age 11, he struggled with disciplinary issues and had a difficult time controlling his anger. Four short years later, he’s begun transitioning…

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“I wanted to teach these kids that you don’t have to let your mistakes weigh you down …” At first, Darcell was reluctant about spending time in Lad Lake’s Residential Treatment program. But when he found out he was one of the oldest residents on campus, he realized the importance of turning his life around…

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