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.
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
In January of 2017, Outback Therapeutic Expeditions launched a unique way of working with young women in the wilderness. After much collaboration between Kendra Van
Are you thinking about wilderness therapy for your teenager? Are you wondering if wilderness actually helps teen addiction or teenage depression? One of our previous
My husband, son, and I arrived in Lehi on Thursday evening. On Friday morning, we headed to the Outback office, met with Robby, our Family
Teens often don’t know if they’re dealing with stress even though parents can tell something is wrong. As a parent, it’s important to know what your teenager child is dealing with.
Find out what wilderness means as part of the wilderness therapy expedition for troubled teens who need some counseling.
Find out the challenges and emotions that troubled teens go through while experiencing wilderness therapy, and see what it’s one of the best ways for teens to get help.