With awareness of mental health and wellness coming to the forefront of society it sheds a good deal of light on the realization that behavioral and emotional problems can strike anyone, anytime. If left untreated, the negative effects of some behaviors have the potential to cause irreparable damage to an individual. Tension between an individual suffering from behavioral or emotional problems and family can be due to the family trying desperately to help. When seeking out a treatment program, it's important to find one that will treat the whole person, not just the diagnoses. Wilderness therapy in the USA can assist an individual on to the path to a healthier lifestyle.
Choosing a treatment center that requires an individual be removed from any negative influences that may be triggering the poor behaviors or emotional concerns allows the person to focus entirely on themselves. The quiet surroundings will permit them to reflect on where they have been, where they are now and decide where they want to be.
A facility that empowers their clients or students to overcome a variety of challenges using the skills and abilities from within themselves will give the individual the understanding they are responsible for their actions and the consequences of those actions. Through their successes, these individuals will learn new methods of dealing with the many obstacles faced in daily life.
Combining variety of traditional therapy's with natural health, wellness and nutrition will not only get to the root of any behavioral or emotional concerns, it will encourage the person to adopt new, positive behaviors and effectively manage any emotional concerns.
It has even been suggested that obesity rates may have doubled since sometime in the 1980's. Obesity is a preventable condition that can place a great strain on an individual`s personal well-being. If not corrected early it can cause diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke just to name a few. For those in their teens, being overweight can have many other consequences if not rectified. An international summer weight loss camp for teensmay be just what is required.
Poor eating habits and lack of physical exercise are most likely two of the most common causes of teens being overweight. Being the awkward years in a young person`s life, the poor diet could be due to emotional concerns such as low self-esteem, lack of confidence or depression. They could also be exhibiting these emotional symptoms due to their poor eating habits. Choosing a summer weight loss camp for teens that will educate and not dictate is crucial. What a person eats is just as important as how much they eat.
Teaching them how to find and prepare healthy foods themselves will increase their confidence level allowing them to understand they are responsible for what they eat. Having the time to discover who they are and who they want to be will give them the understanding they are responsible for their own actions and their own destiny. Exciting and adventurous challenges will show they have the strength, ability and power within themselves to make the changes they need to lead a healthier lifestyle.
It will also allow them to see that physical activity need not be torture, but actually a lot of fun. Allowing these teens to freely discuss their thoughts to certified therapists and counselors will get to any core emotional concerns that may be contributing to their condition.
For more information about our international summer weight loss camp for teens, call us today at Rites of Passage NW Wilderness Therapy at (800)794-0980. You will be amazed at the difference a summer can make.
Through education, public awareness and the most reliable sources, the human body itself, most people are well aware of behaviors that can have a detrimental effect on the mind and body. A drug and/or alcohol addiction can cause irreparable damage to the body if the behavior is not corrected. Understanding that many harmful,addictive behaviors may have begun as coping mechanisms to underlying emotional concerns and external negative influences is crucial to the recovery process. For those truly looking to get clean and lead a healthier style of life, extending treatment from from a program focusing primarily on correcting the poor behavior may be required. Choosing a residential extended care program in North America that is effective, supportive and located in a safe, stable environment will certainly set an individual on course to personal well-being.
Although tremendously crucial, there is a great deal more to the recovery process then just counseling by an array of certified therapists. Providing residents with the opportunities to develop and strengthen the physical, emotion and social attributes needed for a major change in life is just as important.
Developing a treatment goal under the guidance of certified therapists, counselors, nutritionists and mentors, residential will be encouraged toward self-reliance, self-respect, respect for others as well as patience and maturity. All traits required to face the many challenges and obstacles that will be placed before them, during and following a recovery program.
There must be a strong willingness on the part of any individual to make change. A program matching the commitment of an individual will greatly enhance the success of the recovery process.
For more information regarding our effective, fully committed residential extended care program in North America, give us a call today at Rites of Passage NW Wilderness Therapy at (800)794-0980. Your path to a clean, sober, healthy style of life.
Embarrassment, shame, belittled, a lack of self worth, disconnected, lost and low self esteem; any combination or all of these feelings may be felt by an over weight teen at the best of times. When the suggestion is made they may want to consider attending a weight loss program, these may just be some of the feelings they may experience. Anger, resentment and disappointment just may be added to this list. Any deep negative feeling may not last however, as they come to the realization the whole process may be in the best interest of their long term personal health and wellness. In addition, knowing the words, 'weight loss" do not need to have a negative connotation attached to it can be reassuring. There really are effective, enjoyable weight loss programs for teens in the Northwest.
Attending a weight loss program specifically designed for teens that focuses on adventure, fun, education, fun, great food, fun, inspiration, fun, friendships, fun and a great support with a huge focus on fun as may have been mentioned, will certainly differentiate it from any traditional 'fat camp' program.
Learning it isn't particularly how much is eaten but what is eaten can, in itself be a life changing experience. Learning that each individual has the ability to overcome the many obstacles associated with weight loss simply by taking responsibility for their actions will actually increase self awareness. Being presented with and dealing with new and exciting challenges and learning new skills will increase both self confidence and self esteem. Looking and feeling better as an individual doesn't hurt either.
For more information regarding our very effective, enjoyable weight loss programs for teens in the Northwest, give us a call at Rites of Passage Wilderness Therapy today at (800)794-0980. Helping you hike the path to health and wellness.