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Experiential-Based Education Program Offered in Wilderness Therapy

Many teens struggle to thrive in the atmosphere of traditional schooling when they find content, teaching methods, and the very structure of schooling to be irrelevant to them and the world around them. For these students, a variety of factors such as learning challenges, a lack of motivation, struggles with authority figures, and mental health …

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The Benefits of Wilderness Therapy Explained

Oliver James, author of “Love Bombing – Rest Your Child’s Emotional Thermostat,” shares the powerful impact nature had on his life in an article for The Guardian. While at a boarding school in the middle of a forest, James found solace, physically and emotionally, in the woods around him. It was a literal hiding place …

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Facebook Updates Suicide Prevention Efforts: Experiential Therapy Crucial Next Step

Facebook released a new feature in order to increase their suicide prevention efforts. Partnering with Now Matters Now, Save.org, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Forefront: Innovations in Suicide Prevention, Facebook released a new option under report post that allows you to anonymously report a concerning post. Although it is currently only available to about …

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Adaptive Rock Climbing is More Than an Adventure

El Capitan’s granite wall, which has been deemed the most difficult climb in the world, was recently free-climbed for the very first time by two climbers, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson. Though they used ropes as a safety precaution, Caldwell and Jorgeson did not use any equipment to aid in gripping or climbing of the …

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Adventure Experiences Offer Teens New Skills and Positive Outlook

When deciding to send your son or daughter to a therapy program, you are probably most concerned about a change in their behavior. Either they have been defiant and aggressive toward others or they have begun demonstrating self-harming behaviors. You know they are struggling emotionally and need the help intensive therapy can provide. Wilderness therapy …

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