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Wilderness & Adventure Therapy for Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Ohio

Ohio Wilderness and Adventure Based Drug Treatment Programs

A drug addiction can rip a family apart, and for many families residing within the state of Ohio, addiction is a real problem that is not necessarily solved quickly. Most of the drug and alcohol treatment centers operating throughout the state do provide family counseling and support programs. This also includes the wilderness, and adventure based treatment centers, and within these programs, families typically take part in the outdoor activities. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website directory do list what services are on hand within the state of Ohio, but there is not a specific list of which of these centers offer wilderness, and adventure based treatment options.

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.

What should I expect at a wilderness and adventure program?

Patients attending a wilderness and adventure based rehab program should expect to do things like camping and experiencing nature. These types of wilderness excursions put the client right in the heart of the wilderness, and taking part in and working within a group to overcome challenge's and learn new skills. This could be learning nature survival skills, and how to find food, water, and shelter, along with adventurous activities and excursions along the way.