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.
Browse the articles and resources our mental health experts created to help parents and families of struggling teens.
A Conversation With Theresa Wardle Like our last blog post, we continue to have ongoing themes each quarter where we get to do deep dives
BACK 2 Self | BACK 2 Family | BACK 2 Purpose by McKay Deveraux, MSW, LCSW Rollo May was an American psychological theorist that articulated
A Conversation With Greg Burnham We have ongoing themes each quarter where we get to do deep dives into getting to know who we work
Being Seen In The “Belonging” Framework: Trevor Allen The past two weeks we have been focused on the theme of Belonging and weaving in ways
Parents must be able to identify teens in crisis and not just assume it is normal teenage moodiness or rebellion. Mental health struggles like depression,
Social media can be a dangerous thing for teens but when parents understand it better, much of the danger can be reduced.
Divorce is quite common and any teen might take it hard. Find out the best way to help your teen deal with all the effects of divorce in the most healthy and positive ways.
by Laura McInerney, MSW, CSW In discussion of technology and electronic use, we will often use terms such as “screen time” without further designation of
by Jessica Jo Stenquist, TRS, MSW, LCSW Our brain wants to make sense of things, we are driven to create order out of chaos. And,
by Trevor Allen, CMHC I have been working with adolescents for 21 years, and earlier this year I had an experience that opened my eyes