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.
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I have the wonderful opportunity to work with individuals who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder level 1. There are many things that parents,
All of us experience fear or anxiety in some way, at some point in our lives. But often when the need arises to help someone
In the summer of 2010, I had the privilege of witnessing a student from her first day through to her last day. I was on
At Outback Therapeutic Expeditions, we have found that wilderness life and all the elements in it from the trees to the rocks to the sunsets
Does your teen need help understanding they have a video game addiction? Do they spend all their time on electronics? Check out what one troubled
Why Wilderness Works? This very question has led clinicians, guides, and researchers to seek answers. We have seen that Wilderness Therapy does indeed work as
While I was a field staff at Outback Therapeutic Expeditions, we had a student named Eric who was a rock star throughout his stay; his
Lorikeets: This week the Lorikeets spent time hiking through a beautiful canyon in the west desert! The students crushed our uphill hikes and worked on
A young person comes into treatment with the following presenting issues. They are exploding, angry, shutting down, lying, possibly doing drugs, excessive gaming, depressed, and,
Outback Therapeutic Expeditions excels at helping to facilitate the positive change in the lives of our students including finding direction and hope for the future.