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Stories from the Field: Mental Health and the Outdoors

Aug 11, 2020

Miriam Miller is a new field guide at Trails Carolina and former wilderness therapy student. Miriam grew up in South Carolina and faced many challenges during her childhood. By the time she got to college she became overwhelmed with issues related to trauma that she reached out to her mother to get her into a wilderness therapy program. Miriam shares her treatment journey and why she choose wilderness therapy. She shares the difficulty of paying for wilderness therapy treatment and how she was helped along the way and why she has decided to work in wilderness therapy.