Second Nature

382 West Main 
Duchesne, UT 84021
United States of America

866 205-2500

Admissions Counselors - Jason York & Leah Halverso



Call admissions department for current tuition.

Lengths of stay vary in order to accomplish goals, and prepare your student for the transitions and steps ahead

A safe, licensed, professional wilderness treatment program

Operates year-round and application for admission may take place at any time.

Struggle with a variety of emotional and behavioral issues that may include: Depression, Learning Differences, Oppositional Defiance, Attention Deficit Disorder and Attachment and Substance Abuse Disorders.

Has developed a curriculum designed to incorporate experiential learning about local history and geology with daily programming, which includes exercises in English and physical education. Students may earn credit in all of the above areas which are transferable to the schools they attend after completion.

A student's treatment consists of: daily group therapy, individual weekly therapy, Therapeutic assignments, and program requirement activities.

The wilderness

We strive to help your teen build skills for long-term stability and accountability.

Owners -
Cheryl Kehl, L.C.S.W.
Brad Reedy, L.M.F.T., Ph.D.
Devan Glissmeyer, Ph.D.
Vaughn Heath L.M.F.T., Ph.D.

Second Nature utilizes single gender treatment teams, believing that it is developmentally appropriate for students who require intervention at this age to work on identity issues before dealing with intimacy issues, which are likely to arise in a co-ed situation

Second Nature

Wilderness Programs

866 205-2500

We Can Help!

We help hundreds of families.
Some of the services we offer:

  • Admissions Counseling
  • Crisis Placement Services
  • free advice on programs
  • Interim short, 3-5 day crisis placements awaiting long term placements
  • Pre-screened Places for Children, Adolescents, Teens and Young Adults
  • Recommendation of preferred schools and programs
  • Teen Transportation Services

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