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Stories from the Field: Mental Health and the Outdoors

Jun 18, 2020

This episode will delve into the history of wilderness therapy and how the field responded to five pandemics (crisis) during its long evolution. Will White will share the story of how different national and global calamities were catalysts for the evolution of wilderness therapy including a viral pandemic in 1901, global strife in 1941, the civil rights movement in 1968, the great recession of 2008 and how wilderness therapy is best suited to address the mental health crisis of 2020.