WILDERNESS THERAPY BLOG

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 3.25.22

Photo Credit: Heather Robinson Goannas: This week the Goannas started with a strong community gathering around a student’s placement letter. The students were adamant about

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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.

How do I know my teen is stressed?

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.

What Wilderness Means

Find out what wilderness means as part of the wilderness therapy expedition for troubled teens who need some counseling.

Wilderness Changes You

For troubled teens who need a therapeutic experience, wilderness adventure therapy can change them and help them overcome their behavioral issues to improve their overall lives.

Finding Strength Through Making a Fire

When undergoing wilderness therapy, a simple thing like building a fire can help troubled teens boost confidence and prepare to overcome the other challenges they may face.

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.