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Wediko Summer Program featured in Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare program panel on increasing accessibility

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Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare

Wediko Summer Program Director Mik Oyler, M.Ed., is a panelist for the Eastern Regional Wilderness Therapy Symposium, taking place April 14-15, 2016 in Asheville, NC. Oyler and his fellow panelists recognize that their conference audience doesn’t need convincing about the importance of outdoor behavioral healthcare programs. These programs are effective; the mental health benefits are clear... Read more

Climb for Kids: A Message from C.C. Chapman, Board President

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C.C. Chapman, Wediko Board President

You need to know up front that I'm an out of shape, forty something, sit behind a desk most of the time, kind of guy. I tell you this because I'm going to follow it up next by encouraging you to join me in climbing up the inside of a Boston skyscraper! If that alone convinces you... Read more

Through Sole Train 5K, Wediko Clinicians Help Students Build Resilience… by Rachel Paster, Psy.D.

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Wediko Clinicians Rachel Paster and Erik Maki

It was a brisk New England fall morning on Saturday, as Old and Young Soles were gathering near Jamaica Pond for the second annual Sole Train 5k race. Sole Train, Boston Runs Together, uses running as a method by which to build community and mentorship for achieving goals and finding success. The program is put on... Read more

Operations Director Patty Fries, M.S.M., Retires in December 2015

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It is with warm wishes and indescribable gratitude that Wediko announces the retirement of Operations Director, Patricia Fries, M.S.M.  For the last 41 years, Patty has been the glue holding together an organization of passionate clinicians, educators, and advocates. Patty began her tenure at Wediko during the summer of 1974 as a waterfront counselor for children... Read more

A Triumphant Finish: Runners Support Wediko, Children’s Mental Health at TCS NYC Marathon

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On Sunday, November 1st, 2015, five individuals withstood an ultimate test of endurance. While they travelled a total of 131 miles, these five accomplished something even greater than this immense physical feat. They changed lives by actively supporting children’s mental health. Thanks, in part, to numbers provided by the New York Road Runners (NYRR), Wediko Children’s... Read more

Wediko School celebrates family day

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Pumpkins out for fall!

It was a picturesque day for the Wediko School's Family Day recently. Across the 450-acre rural New Hampshire campus, fall foliage was in full swing - leaving campus as beautiful as ever. The weather wasn't the only bright spot this past Sunday. Wediko School staff were happy to host students' families in a variety of activities.... Read more

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