It’s not all suffering and victory salutes—bikes are powerful tools in recovering from trauma.
Date Posted: Jun 30, 2019
Date Posted: May 26, 2019
Veteran Will Robinson (aka @AkunaHikes) struggled with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) until he experienced healing while through hiking the Appalachian Trail.
Date Posted: Jul 08, 2017
This is a presentation by Laura McGladrey from the NOLS Summit 2017. This annual event at the National Outdoor Leadership School headquarters in Lander, Wyoming brings together NOLS staff, alumni and experts in outdoor leadership from around the world.
Date Posted: Oct 09, 2016
Date Posted: May 16, 2016
Trauma and Resilience in Outdoor Therapy
Date Posted: May 13, 2016
Wilderness therapy programs with a continuous enrollment model offer many benefits as well as challenges for those who work in the field. The majority of clients’ time is spent with
Date Posted: May 11, 2016
The Importance of Gender-Matching between Wilderness Therapy Guides and Clients in Predicting Positive Client Outcomes
Date Posted: Jul 28, 2015
The Wilderness Medicine Insitute of NOLS presents a staff training about mental health issues for first aid instructors.
Date Posted: May 12, 2013
While the field of adventure education has grown and diversified in many ways over the past four decades, there has been an increasing call for advances in program theory, research, and evaluation (Baldwin et. al, 2004; Gass, 2007; Priest & Gass, 2005).