Your family is our passion

When your child is suffering from depression, engaging in dangerous behaviors, or declining in school, it affects the entire family culture.  What may begin as a moderate challenge can easily become a serious crisis.  Family systems are constantly changing as children develop autonomy, family roles alter, and life’s challenges are experienced.  These changes can often have a dividing effect on a family’s culture.  Outback specializes in helping parents and their struggling teens come together to create healthy bonds, strong culture and a united family.  Outback offers comprehensive assessment and treatment for teens ages 13-17 in a multi-disciplinary wilderness program.  Our short-term, intermediate treatment options place strong emphasis on healthy relationships, increased self-efficacy, and a healthy amount of autonomy through skill building.


Discover the many opportunities your child will have to learn and grow at Outback

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Our intensive outdoor therapy creates lasting change

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We help the family grow while the child is in therapy

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Your child's home away from home — a sanctuary for learning and reflection

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Our program relies on learning through experience

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Our accredited academic program is customized to meet the unique needs of each student

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Every day at Outback is filled with opportunities for growth, change, and success

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We can help your child find balance in a technology-based society

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What Parents Have to Say

“I cannot say enough about the positive impact Outback has had on our son. It is as if our family has been given a second chance at a healthy life together. We intend to make the most of it! I would recommend Outback to anyone considering a program of this nature.”

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