Learning to Live Again

SavingTeens is excited to share with you a story of survival. Emily is a sixteen year old, self-described “treatment kid.” She came to SavingTeens because she wanted to give back, share her story, and raise awareness about therapeutic programs and schools. Emily will be the SavingTeens Guest Blogger for the coming months. We hope her story resonates with you and you gain a better understanding of young adults in treatment.

Step 1 – Wilderness

Everything changed December 11th, 2012 at 4:00 AM.  I was woken up by two strangers and driven to Southern Utah.  The “treatment­ term” would be “gooned.”   I was taken to the base camp of a therapeutic wilderness program and […]