SUWS of the Carolinas, is a life-changing wilderness-based therapy program for children and adolescents who are struggling with mental illness, substance abuse, behavioral issues, and autism spectrum disorder related issues. The four distinct programs offer a wide range of treatment options that focus on short-term, high impact clinical intervention, and assessment. Our unique clinical approach, using the outdoors as an alternative to conventional treatment environments, has proven to be effective in helping those who come to use for care identify limiting beliefs and destructive behavioral habits. The highly supervised, structured programs at SUWS of the Carolinas are highly respected and have been recommended by doctors and therapists across the nation.
Our licensed master’s and doctoral level therapists, as well as our support staff, have extensive training and have had years of experience working with youth who are struggling with a myriad of mental illness and substance abuse concerns. Our staff recognizes how important it is to address all presenting issues a young person may have in order to help them grow into respectful, productive adults. In addition to substance abuse issues and autism spectrum disorders, some of the additional disorder we treat at SUWS include:
- Anxiety disorders
- Bipolar disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Posttraumatic stress disorder
The outdoor experience at SUWS of the Carolinas is designed to engage our students on a deeper level. By placing a young person in a wilderness setting, we remove modern distractions, simplify choices, and are able to teach valuable lessons. Our expert staff guides students through an experiential based curriculum that allows them to discover their inner strengths and increase their self-awareness and self-esteem. We deliver a comprehensive program that addresses the neuro-functional, behavioral, emotional, and structural elements needed for optimal health.
At SUWS of the Carolinas, it is our main goal to provide the care needed to help your child overcome the troubles that he or she is facing. Whatever your loved one’s mental health needs may be, SUWS of the Carolinas is here to help. Let our compassionate, highly qualified staff help your child achieve a bright, successful future.