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Depression And Its Affects On The Brain
30September
Depression And Its Affects On The Brain

Depression is a serious, long-lasting mood disorder that is marked by profound negative changes in mood, sleep disturbances, low energy, and loss of interest...

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The Importance of Personal Commitment
29November
The Importance of Personal Commitment

It is true that casual desires or goals have the potential to motivate action, but such action is conditional. Complete failure is not an option.

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What Causes Defiance and Rebelliousness in Teens?
17January
What Causes Defiance and Rebelliousness in Teens?

Defiant and rebellious behavior in teens is a natural part of a child’s transition into adulthood. It’s a means for adolescents to define...

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Addiction Psychiatrist Talks To Parents About Marijuana
07November
Addiction Psychiatrist Talks To Parents About...

Teen marijuana use is on the rise, Todays marijuana is at least 4-7 times more potent than 30 years ago

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Substance Abuse Induced Mental Disorders - How Wilderness Therapy Can Help
07October
Substance Abuse Induced Mental Disorders - How...

Overcoming addiction is no small task, but defraying negative modes of thought is definitely an integral part of it. The wilderness can help eliminate the...

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How To Recognize And Overcome Your Technology Addiction
29August
How To Recognize And Overcome Your Technology...

How do you overcome a Technology Addiction once it is identified?

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Pokemon..... Gotta Catch 'Em All!
22July
Pokemon..... Gotta Catch 'Em All!

When first looking at Pokemon GO and Wilderness Therapy you may not see a relationship at all

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"Pokemon Go" Proving What Wilderness Therapy Has Known All Along
22July
"Pokemon Go" Proving What Wilderness...

So what does Pokemon Go and Wilderness Therapy have in common?

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Nasty Divorces Damage Kids - There Are Things That Can Be Done to Prevent or Heal Damage
23March
Nasty Divorces Damage Kids - There Are Things...

MESSY DIVORCES PRODUCE DAMAGED KIDS! At Wingate Wilderness Therapy we see the damage caused by nasty divorces all the time. Divorce obviously happens,...

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"There are many modes of learning and many ways to convey teachings. One of the best ways to both teach and learn is through analogy and metaphor. In wilderness, one of the ever present features is our canopy of stars. If utilized well, great amounts of both teaching and learning come from stories from the sky."– Shayne Gallagher