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Stories from the Field: Mental Health and the Outdoors

Jun 8, 2021

Jennifer Glazer is a parent of a wilderness therapy student from Mass. Jennifer shares her journey of trying to help her teenage son during the beginning of the pandemic. She explains how they had tried different mental health treatments and then a friend suggested wilderness therapy. Jennifer searched the web and found True North in Vermont, which was the beginning of change for the family. Jennifer shares what they learned and the importance of "being gentle with oneself" when everyone is in treatment.