Although the summer school break is still a couple months away, there are no doubt many teens that can't wait to hear that last bell of the year. The teasing, bullying, embarrassment and shame is really beginning to take its toll. Being an overweight teen can carry with it, more than just a few extra pounds. It can carry with it the burden of emotional problems such as depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. It can carry behavioral problems such as overeating, binge eating or actin out. It can have long lasting negative health effects such as diabetes and heart disease if carried too far into adulthood. If you or your overweight child, recognize any of these symptoms, resolve to make change this summer at Rites of Passage NW Wilderness Therapy summer weight loss camp for teens in North America.
Taking a teenager out of a negative influencing area can sometimes elicit change in itself. Placing them in a situation in which they are given the opportunity to take responsibility for their actions and understands they are quite capable of making better choices for themselves can have remarkable results.
Allowing teens to learn new skills and empowering them to use those skills in a variety of challenges can elicit excitement, a sense of accomplishment, personal growth, confidence and self-respect. Combine this with the opportunity to speak freely with a therapist, counselors and their peers without fear of chastising and a complete holistic foods preparation course, it all leads in the direction of a healthier style of life.
For a remarkable summer that can make the biggest difference in your child's life, call Rites of Passage NW Wilderness Therapy summer weight loss camp for teens in North America at (800)794-0980 today!