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OBH has a 93 % completion rate vs 37 % TAU.
Given the high rate of treatment completion, OBH/Wilderness Therapy can be as little as 25% the cost of treatment as usual.
Over 90 peer reviewed journal articles in last 6 years from Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare demonstrate the effectiveness of Wilderness Therapy across a broad spectrum of clientiel.
Wilderness Therapy / OBH Accomplishments
●Insurance billing code
●Senate health care bill
●Validated through peer-reviewed research.
●Extensive research database
●Reimbursement for OBH programing
●Stringent risk management
●Rigorous quality control
●Recognized by American Hospital Association (AHA)
●Strong alliances with progressive behavioral healthcare movements
●High percentages of treatment completions
●Demonstration of cost effectiveness
●Validation through state and federal regulation
●In the media
Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare (OBH) is the prescriptive use of wilderness experiences provided by mental health professionals to meet the therapeutic needs of clients
Gass, Gillis, & Russell, 2012