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Winter Adventure Activities at blueFire PulsaR Wilderness Program

Winter is a difficult time of year to motivate young adults to spend more time outside. Young adults are more likely to experience low energy and feelings of depression and loneliness as the days grow shorter and colder. While the outdoors can help boost their mood and energy, the weather can affect the type of …

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Thinking Outside: Treatment Programs for Young Adults

When searching for the best treatment programs for young adults that suits your needs, finding the right fit is important. Above all, you’ll want a program that provides effective treatment. Additionally, your young adult benefits from a program that teaches important skills. Based off of their individual needs, wilderness therapy may be a great treatment …

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Deciding Between Young Adult Therapy Programs: Wilderness vs Outpatient

The benefits of outdoor activities and programs aren’t just limited to people who are predisposed to having a stronger connection with the environment. Wilderness-based therapy programs for young adults who are struggling with mental health issues can significantly improve their mood and self-esteem, strengthen their values, and build a sense of adventure and interconnectedness. Young …

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Overcoming the Anxiety Epidemic in Young Adults

According to preliminary results in a forthcoming study conducted by UC Berkeley, the number of 18-to-26-year-old students who report suffering from anxiety disorder has doubled since 2008 from 10% to 20%. Anxiety in young adults is becoming an epidemic. Although rates of anxiety are increasing, so are young adults’ rates of health behaviors. The majority …

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Leaving Your Comfort Zone: Adventure-Based Therapy Helps Young Adults Launch Their Dreams

Adventure-based therapy helps struggling young adults rediscover their passions and improve their physical and emotional well-beings. As young adults transition into adulthood, it is normal to feel overwhelmed by responsibilities and discouraged about one’s ability to succeed. Social bonding is often replaced by unstructured activities that contribute to higher rates of substance use, risky behaviors, …

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