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Human Nature Adventure Therapy is now a COVID-safe organisation, committed to maintaining the well being of young people, our team and the community as our top priority.

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There’s a massive gap in effective mental health supports for at-risk young people. One in four are living with serious mental health issues, and many aren’t receiving the help they need.

Frequently the young people who most need support are unable to access, afford or benefit from mainstream counselling. Although a young person is identified early on as being at-risk, there are few opportunities between the ‘soft option’ of counselling, and the ‘hard approaches’ of institutionalised care: psychiatric units, juvenile detention, drug and alcohol rehabilitation centres.

Human Nature Adventure Therapy gets mental health interventions out of clinical settings and into nature. We exist to bridge the gap in mental health services for young people who are most in need of support.

We believe that all young people deserve to be supported to thrive in the face of adversity.


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We believe young people can overcome disadvantage and trauma, to fully cultivate and share their unique strengths, and be valued and appreciated by Community.

What People Say

“We are just so overwhelmed with how this program has and continues to enable our daughter to blaze her own trail towards a bright and exciting future. Thank you, with hands on our hearts, thank you.”

Parent of a Recre8 participant

“It’s helped me discover more of what I am. At first it may seem challenging but when you finish you realise how totally worthwhile it is. It wouldn’t be as special as it is now if it changed.”


“This program for me is an inspiring achievement. It will push me to do stuff in life that I think I can’t do. It helped me find more of myself, I feel like I have a whole new family, a whole new group of support and love.”

Jacob, a Recre8 Participant

“The greatest experience and opportunity of my life! It hasn’t just changed my life around but opened my eyes to a new career path.”

Josh, a Recre8 participant