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Wilderness & Adventure Therapy for Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Missouri

Missouri Wilderness and Adventure Programs for Substance Abuse and Addiction

Drug treatment programs within the state of Missouri include outpatient centers, inpatient facilities, detox programs, and various forms of specialized treatment. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website directory offer many different categories for anyone struggling with an addiction or a mental-health problem. Unfortunately, there are few specific categories listed on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website, and this includes the drug rehabilitation programs that may provide wilderness and adventure based treatment. In order for a patient to locate the most suitable method of help, drug addiction assessments are the best approach to help any family or addict.

Did you know this about Wilderness/Adventure programs?

This type of program is used to push people outside of their comfort zones. Individuals participating in these outdoor activities are taking part in a healthy lifestyle. Nature can be very therapeutic, which is why it is used a lot for substance abuse treatment.

How long are adventure based therapy sessions?

The length of each session will depend on how severe the addiction is, and what aspects of treatment are directly handled. Adventure based treatment sessions can last the entire day for several hours, and many of these sessions will be located at the facility, and within the wilderness that surrounds the center. With wilderness and adventure based treatment programs; the sessions will either take place within an outpatient center, or a residential program. It is not uncommon for the sessions to take place within a group, team programs, problem solving, and low and or high-intensity challenges, along with individual counseling.