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2012-09-09 23:00:17

ANASAZI Foundation, a nonprofit outdoor behavioral healthcare provider based in Mesa, Arizona, today announced it is offering college credit for students and instructors participating in its 42-day therapeutic wilderness programs. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) September 09, 2012 ANASAZI Foundation, a nonprofit outdoor behavioral healthcare provider based in Mesa, Arizona, today announced it is offering college credit for students and instructors participating in its 42-day therapeutic wilderness...

2012-09-07 23:01:06

Arizona nonprofit teams with Homeward Bound to provide additional support for families of young people returning directly home from wilderness therapy Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 Outdoor behavioral healthcare provider ANASAZI Foundation today announced it will offer in-home transition services to families completing its 42-day wilderness therapy program. The optional six-week course augments ANASAZI´s existing aftercare offering with extensive assessment, planning, and parent...

2012-09-06 23:01:09

Wilderness therapy pioneer and founder of nonprofit ANASAZI Foundation will receive award and deliver keynote address at the association´s annual conference. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) September 05, 2012 The National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) has named wilderness therapy pioneer Larry D. Olsen as the winner of its 2008 Leadership Award. The award, which honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the care of struggling young people and their...

2012-09-03 23:00:46

Teenagers with substance abuse issues significantly reduced their frequency of use after participating in clinically oriented wilderness treatment programs, according to a report published by the University of Minnesota-based Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Research Cooperative (OBHRC). Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) September 03, 2012 Teenagers with substance abuse issues significantly reduced their frequency of use after participating in clinically oriented wilderness treatment programs, according...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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