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MENTAL HEALTH ARTICLES AND RESOURCES
FOR PARENTS OF STRUGGLING TEENS

Wilderness Weekly

Every week we post notes and updates from the field so parents can follow along and know what their teen experienced during the previous week. Click below to read our most recent update, or dive into previous reports to get a sense of what life is like at Outback.

Wilderness Weekly 12.3.22

Goannas: The Goannas started off the week with a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner, where they enjoyed some delicious turkey, stuffing, corn, sweet potatoes, rolls and pumpkin/apple

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Wilderness Weekly 11.19.22

Goannas: The Goannas had the chance to experience an Adventure Expedition this week. While some of the students had already experienced an adventure expedition at

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MENTAL HEALTH ARTICLES

Browse the articles and resources our mental health experts created to help parents and families of struggling teens.

Finding your identity in wilderness

A Conversation With Kristi Riecker, MA, CMHC How it started  Kristi Kiecker is a licensed clinician who works alongside Clinical Director, Greg Burnham, LMFT, as

Who You Are Is a Discovery made Together

A Conversation With Mark Rainsdon, LCSW Before working at outBACK, Mark Rainsdon, LCSW worked in residential treatment settings as well as in wilderness. The difference

A campsite at Outback Therapeutic Expeditions

Substance Use And Family Systems

Substance Use And Family Systems by Parker Newton, MS, ACMHCPrimary Therapist @ outBACK Approaching The Work Together Healing as a family unit in the wilderness

COVID-19 Update

Outback Therapeutic Expeditions is continuing to support families through this unprecedented time. We are closely monitoring information related to COVID-19, adhering to recommendations set forth by CDC, and have implemented additional safety precautions to mitigate risks. To learn more, contact us at 800-817-1899.