Redirecting Youth With The Help Of Wilderness Therapy Programs Perhaps, you will agree with us when we say that there are times in our lives wherein many of us are confused about the reason behind their existence, the reason behind why they are here, living in this world as well as where they are going to when the time comes. And in line with this, the people who are mostly having these kinds of thoughts are the youths, especially those who are in their teenage years since in this particular stage in life, temptations are everywhere and with them being vulnerable, sensitive and can easily get influenced, surely, they will end up straying in the right path like having no idea how to trust themselves and others, inappropriate behavior, losing to addiction (smoking, gambling, alcohol and the likes), and even having low self-esteem and personal direction. Furthermore, there are also youth and teenagers out there who grew up in an abusive environment or who come from broken family wherein love is only a four letter word that was never uttered nor acted out and because of these, they tend to be rebellious and always seeking out attention whenever they feel like it and wherever they believe they can get it. On the other hand, there are so many teenage boys out there who are getting mixed with illegal behaviors, getting along with youths that are problematic and even running together with them, not to mention how they become involve with activities that are questionable. In order to provide aid with the process of rediscovery and also, in helping steer those youth and teenagers that are misguided to be back to a path that is productive and contributive, wilderness therapy programs are born and speaking of which, this is the type of program that is making the most use of physical as well as psychological tools in helping teens that are troubled and problematic to be treated. What happens during a wilderness therapy program is that youths who are having troubles and problems in life will go through adventurous, outdoor activities that often includes rock climbing, backpacking treks with horses and river rafting as well so that they can learn about the valuable lessons in life, particularly on how they can trust themselves and trust others as well. When doing this program and with all the activities and challenges that they have to go through, there are various things that these youth will be able to achieve such as teamwork and goals and through this, many teenage boys will be able to transform their old and inappropriate behavior and turn into leaders of their own world. The skills and training under the wilderness therapy programs helped young men and women who are walking the path of self-destruction to come back to their old selves after discovering the meaning and purpose of their existence.