Your Mental Health Toolkit: Therapy Dog Visits

It’s midterm season, and you may find that you’re more susceptible to stress and anxiety.  Good news: a canine companion is on her way to help you feel lighter, calmer, and give you a fun break from studying.

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Upcoming Therapy Dog Visit:

Maddy the therapy dog is returning to Schulich!
Brought to you by the Bronfman Library and the CDC, this friendly St. John’s Ambulance therapy dog will be here for a visit – all students are welcome to come and meet her.

Wednesday, November 7th
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
SSB Room S236
Refreshments provided

sponsored by the Career Development Centre & York University Libraries

Benefits of Therapy Dogs

These canine companions are often used to provide comfort and calm to people suffering from isolation and anxiety. St. John’s Ambulance began their Therapy Dog program in 1992 and it has continued to grow over the years. It now includes visits to college and university campuses, senior facilities and children’s schools. You can learn more about the program here.

If you’re feeling overwhelmed and looking for comradery , support or counsel, a reminder that you’re always welcome to:

Image via the Bronfman Library

2018-11-13T10:49:29+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Categories: Community|Tags: , , |

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