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.
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.
As a therapist for wilderness therapy, I meet many teens with addictions, learning disabilities and low self-esteem. Recently, I was counseling a student who was
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Troubled teens often have trouble making good and positive friends but making friends that feel like family is a beautiful benefit to wilderness therapy. Outback