Below are links to other resources and organizations associated with Evoke Therapy Programs and our clients. If you are interested in more information on any of these organizations and Evoke’s relationship or involvement with them please contact an admissions counselor.
Organizations of Support, Accreditation & Oversight
(Independent Educational Consultants Association) is a professional organization for independent educational consultants working in private practice. Educational consultants help families find the most appropriate placement for their loved ones, including therapeutic wilderness programs, adventure therapy programs, residential treatment centers, boarding schools or other special needs schools.
The National Association of Schools and Programs (NATSAP) represents therapeutic schools and programs that work with troubled teens and young adults. NATSAP is a volunteer-based membership organization focused on supporting professionals and programs in their efforts to help troubled young people.
The Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Council (OBH) is a community of the leading outdoor behavioral healthcare programs working to advance the field of wilderness therapy through best practices, effective treatment, and evidence-based research.
The Association for Experiential Education (AEE) exists to develop and promote experiential education. AEE is committed to supporting professional development, theoretical advancement, and the evaluation of experiential education worldwide.
State of Utah
Utah Department of Human Services, Office of Licensing, is the governing body responsible for licensing treatment programs in the State of Utah including Evoke at Entrada. Contact this agency to speak to a state licensor for information about Entrada and their record of safety with the State.
Choose Mental Health
Choose Mental Health is the national voice for children’s mental health, delivering stigma-free hope and a clear path to long term wellness. Its mission is to provide resources (financial and otherwise) to youth and their families that until now, only a select few ever find.
Sky's The Limit Fund
The mission at Sky’s the Limit Fund (STLF) is to transform the lives of youth in crisis and their families by providing access and financial assistance to wilderness therapy programs, coaching services to guide families during the transition home, and outreach to educate the community on the benefits of wilderness therapy.
Evoke Family Foundation
The mission of the Evoke Family Foundation is to reduce financial barriers by providing grants to families of adolescents and young adults seeking behavioral, mental health, and addiction treatment through wilderness therapy. The Evoke Family Foundation provides financial aid in the form of grants to adolescents ages 13–17 and young adults ages 18–35 with limited resources who are at risk due to behavioral, mental health, and substance abuse issues with limited resources, so that they can attend a wilderness therapy program.
Saving Teens is a nonprofit organization providing funds and assistance for struggling teens and their families. They partner with educational consultants, wilderness, and aftercare programs in order to provide scholarships for families with financial limitations.
Parker Bounds Johnson Foundation Wilderness4Life
It is the mission of Parker Bounds Johnson Foundation to serve at risk young people and their families through Wilderness therapy programs. Families in Oregon and Washington who have financial need are eligible to receive support that we are able to provide through generous donations.
Jason Wiliam Hunt Foundation
Jason William Hunt Foundation supports at-risk youth by providing scholarships for outdoor experiential education and grants to qualified programs. Jason William Hunt was a man who set out to discover his true self through the experiences that only the outdoors can teach, which pointed his life on a course that brought hope, self-worth, direction, and confidence to the teens that he helped.
Prosper Healthcare Lending
A variety of loan options are available for families with Prosper Healthcare Lending, an agency that has already pre-approved Evoke Therapy Programs.
Other Organizations We Support & Collaborate With
Nami, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. They offer resources and support nationwide for little to no cost.
To Write Love on her Arms
To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery.
The owners at Evoke partnered with Empowering Education with the vision of bringing high-quality, Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) to students and their families. This Colorado-based nonprofit offers innovative services to schools including SEL classroom instruction, counseling, and professional development for educators. The relationship-based instruction are founded on the therapeutic wilderness philosophies embodied by Evoke.
SunRidge Farms is a Certified Green Business and embraces the preservation of ecological diversity, wildlife, and natural terrain. SunRidge Farms is a Certified Organic Manufactures & Distributor by Q.A.I., Certified USDA Organic, and Fair Trade Certified. As a Certified Green Business their energy system is comprised of 2500 USA made solar panels, uses a fleet of biodiesel delivery trucks, uses green carriers, and uses recyclable bulk bags.
Sherpa Adventure Gear
Sherpa Adventure Gear is a top of the line technical clothing company owned, operated, and tested by Sherpas. Sherpa’s commitment to providing high-quality standards reaches beyond their gear-line. Visit their website to learn more about their Paldorje Children's Foundation, providing scholarships for less fortunate Sherpa children or what Made in Nepal means to them.
Kelty is a local company for Evoke with distribution facilities right in Saint George, UT. Kelty is a long time supporter of The Conservation Alliance and Big City Mountaineers. As of 2015, The Conservation Alliance has helped save more than 44 million acres of wilderness and Big City Mountaineers transforms the lives of under-served urban youth through wilderness mentoring expeditions that instill critical life skills.
Southern Utah Program Alliance
Twenty-two innovative treatment programs and schools have come together to form Southern Utah Program Alliance (SUPA). Ranging from therapeutic schools to wilderness treatment programs and more, SUPA supports adolescents, young adults, and their families in their quest for better mental and behavioral health.