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Troubled teens head into the woods to salvage their lives

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Teens learn wilderness skills that give them a sense of accomplishment and self-reliance. (Courtesy of ANASAZI Foundation)

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Some programs also incorporate family members into the teen's treatment. (Courtesy of ANASAZI Foundation)

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Hiking is a central activity to most wilderness programs. (Courtesy of ANASAZI Foundation)

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Many teens who participate in wilderness programs go on to therapeutic boarding schools to continue treatment. (Courtesy of ANASAZI Foundation)

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Troubled teens are heading out into the woods for help. They've been sent there by their parents who hope that therapeutic wilderness programs will get their wayward children back on track.


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