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Wilderness Therapy Programs

Therapeutic Wilderness programs for troubled teens and young adults are therapeutic programs designed to assess the underlying issues that create the problematic behavior. For immediate assistance in finding the perfect therapy wilderness program for your troubled teen or young adult please call our Family Advocate at 866-439-8112. Our goal is to help you, the parent of a troubled teen or young adult, sift through all the options available to you and focus on meeting you and your child's specific needs (emotional, therapeutic, and financial). We recommend some of the best wilderness therapy programs in the country. We believe that we can save you time, money, and years of heartache.

The majority of therapeutic wilderness programs for troubled teens and young adults are founded on the premise of promoting personal growth through outdoor adventure. The inherent adversity in the wilderness offers an effective way for troubled teens and young adults to activate a deep sense of accomplishment while discovering the patterns of thinking that have led to the disruption of life (negative behaviors and poor choices); developing a sense of self-confidence, self-awareness, and personal fulfillment. More survival oriented in nature, wilderness therapy programs for troubled teens and young adults provide the catalyst for participants to develop effective life skills; including decision-making skills, problem solving skills, goal setting skills, communication skills, leadership skills, as well as developing character. Personal commitment to one another (group leaders, other participants, and counselors) is critical to a successful wilderness experience. The adversity develops positive attitudes where trust and service toward others leads to success.

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Behavioral Health

Types: NATSAP - IECA

Wilderness Therapy

RTC (Residential Treatment Centers)

Therapeutic Boarding School

Transition
Education Consultants/Mental Health

IOPS
Intensive Outpatient Programs
Mental Health Counselor/Therapists
Kid is being worked with “at home”, local therapy. They want their client back

Focus on: (referral based)
Mental Health personnel
Educational Consultants

IOP patients

Addiction Treatment

Types: NTAAP - NAADAC - Foundations

Intervention:

Primary Care: 28 days

Extended Care: 60-90 days

Long Term Care: up to 1 year
12 step programs
Celebrate Recovery

Sober Living/IOP:

Monitoring:

Focus on:
Intervention programs
Mental Health facilities

Mental Health

Types: APA

911/Emergency: immediate crisis

Stabilization: up to 28 days

Psych Stay: 1-2 months

Structured Living:

Transition

Focus on:
Therapists
Guidance Counselors
Public Professionals
IOPs