Month: September 2015

Obesity Health and Wellness Camp for Teens

The popularity of social media is growing by leaps and bounds. Individuals, celebrities and company's make use of these avenues to advertise their products, services and thoughts on any topic including weight loss and health and wellness regardless of the validity. As electronic devices are such an integral part in the daily lives of very impressionable youth, they are subjected to many advertisements, comments and opinions. Youth must understand there are healthy and unhealthy methods of weight loss. When considering any weight loss program, refer to the experts at an obesity health and wellness camp for teens in North America.

Obesity Health and Wellness Camp for Teens

As an alternative to a traditional fat camp, the focus of a camp should not only be on the loss of weight but the education and importance of complete health and wellness. Following an evaluation with certified therapists and medical staff, a treatment plan is developed. Individual partake in quiet hiking to reflect on the potential long term health, social and professional effects of obesity. Students will understand, they are responsible for themselves, their actions and behaviors.

A complete foods program will show students how to find and prepare delicious, nutritious, healthy, holistic foods. They will understand it isn't just how much is eaten, it's what is eaten that can make a difference. Wilderness treks and adventures find students overcoming challenges and obstacles while being responsible for their own food, shelter, water and navigation. Daily meetings with certified counselors and therapists will address any possible emotional concerns students may be experiencing. The loss of weight experienced by all participants will be replaced with the gain of self-respect, self-esteem, self-confidence and self-reliance.

For more information regarding our very effective obesity health and wellness camp for teens in North America, give us a call today at Rites of Passage NW Wilderness Therapy, (800)794-0980. We are your stepping stone to a healthy lifestyle.

Effective Wilderness Therapy Programs in Washington State

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For many, asking for help for their emotional and/or behavioral problems can be extremely challenging. Quite often, some may attempt to mask or hide a problem, denying its existence. Possibly, some people are unaware the help they require is readily available for their particular concerns. As a result, they may attempt to deal with the problem themselves. Not completely understanding the emotions being experienced, individuals might develop coping mechanisms such as the abuse of drugs and alcohol, over eating or acting out. Unhealthy behaviors such as these will no doubt make an individuals situation worsen if not changed. Effective wilderness therapy programs in Washington State will set an individual on the path to a healthier lifestyle.

Effective Wilderness Therapy Programs in Washington State

The serenity of the wilderness offers a unique therapeutic quality for those suffering from any number of emotional and behavioral concerns. Combining traditional counseling with natural health and wellness, individuals are empowered to draw upon their own strengths, skills and abilities, many of which they may not even be aware they possess. Following a rites of passage approach to therapy ensures individuals are not just going through the motions of a specific task to be completed but acquire the understanding of the skill or lesson being taught. Overcoming a number of challenges during wilderness treks and adventures will produce a sense of self-reliance, self-respect and confidence teaching individuals new methods and preparing them to deal with the many obstacles faced in daily life.

Each individual is seen and treated as a person and not a diagnoses. Intense but nurturing one on one and group therapies with licensed mental health experts will get to the root of poor behaviors. Learning about proper rest and healthy nutrition with the preparation of holistic foods will promote a healthy lifestyle in an individual from the inside out. For more information about our effective wilderness therapy programs in Washington State, give us a call today at Rites of Passage NW Wilderness Therapy (800)794-0980. The right path to a healthier lifestyle.

Internationally Known Residential Extended Care Program

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Changing a deep rooted behavior such as a drug or alcohol addiction is neither a quick fix or an easy process. For some, a number of rehab programs over time may be required to break a habit. This is a virtual life changing event for many people in this situation. For a major change in behavior to occur, there must be a strong willingness on the part of the individual. Regardless of the change desired, a strong commitment is required for success. For those completing a rehab program and may need or want and extended period of time to ensure a complete recovery, a residential extended care program for international and local clients will effectively put residents on track to a healthier lifestyle.

Internationally Known Residential Extended Care Program

Using a rites of passage approach, residents will progress through this multi phased program as they are ready. During the initial phase, residents will consult with a certified professional therapists to develop a treatment plan based on the individuals goals and interests. This will give the resident a vested interest in their treatment. Continuous consultation will keep this plan on track.
Within this safe, stable supportive environment, residents will adhere to a structured daily schedule which may include daily chores, one on one and group therapies, sessions with chemical dependence specialists, life skills classes, community volunteering, equine therapy, preparing healthy foods, transitional work programs and mentoring new residents, just to name a few.
Trek expeditions and wilderness adventures encourage residents toward self-reliance, self-respect, patience and maturity. They will use current skills and abilities to overcome challenges and learn new methods to conquer obstacles.
Throughout the program, residents will develop and strengthen the emotional,physical and social muscles needed to make the desired changes in their lives. For more information regarding this effective residential extended care program for international or local individuals, give us a call today at Rites of Passage NW, The Ranch Wilderness Therapy, (800)794-0980.
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