Combining therapy with adventure in the great outdoors could help kids learn social and emotional skills that improve their mental health, a new study shows.
One-in-seven Australians aged 4-17 experience mental health disorders. Yet policies and interventions focus on adults while approaches to helping younger people lag behind.
Dr Danielle Tracey and her colleagues Dr Gray, Dr Truong and Dr Ward of Western Sydney University sought to address this gap through a study using acceptance and commitment therapy alongside adventure therapy.
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