Girls Wilderness Therapy: Family Coach Discusses Importance of Family Programming For Female Students

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At Trails Carolina, we believe that family support plays an important role in creating lasting change. Female students in particular may need this family support in order to experience personal growth and empowerment. For girls, wilderness therapy provides a healthy outlet and helps them learn skills they never thought possible before attending our program. Trails…

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Wilderness Treatment for Teens: The Dangers of Screen Overuse

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As a program that offers wilderness treatment for teens, we understand that technology poses a unique opportunity for learning and connection for adolescents. Through technology, teens have the ability to speak and communicate with each other thousands of miles apart. They have access to information and learning tools not previously available to their parents. We…

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Wilderness Treatment Program: Lessons from a Japanese Practice

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Using nature as a source for healing has been in practice since before recorded history–but now we have actual researched, scientific evidence to support it. Recently, a Japanese practice from the 1980s that utilizes nature has caught popularity in not just Japan, but several other countries–and as a wilderness treatment program, we like to stay…

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Teen Bullying Month: How You Can Support Your Child

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October is National Bullying Awareness Month. What is bullying? StopBullying.com says: “Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance.” Social media and technology are making it easier for teens to bullying one another from behind a keyboard, so it’s no wonder that parents and educators are…

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