Be aware and sensitive to the spirit of the school, or the overall "tone" or "feel." The adage “Go with your gut” applies here. Do the program and environment have an overall positive feel? Do you have an “ah-ha” moment during your visit?
At 18, children are now adults in the health-care world, able to make their own health-care decisions and to keep that information private. If your teen suffers from addiction issues or mental illness, health-care privacy can be even more complicated. There are, however, a couple of legal documents that can make a difference.