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How Do Guide Dogs Work?

Most people have heard about and seen guide dogs when out and about. These service animals are carefully trained to lead their owners around other people and obstacles. 582 more words

AirPods and Robins birthday!

Time gets away, and I don’t blog as much as I’d like. Abby and I are doing well. I’m excited to take her to her first MLB game in a few weeks. 886 more words

Life

What a difference a day makes

A life without medication. I can get use to that. I am quite confident many people that suffer from mental “illness” look at the medicine they must live on as more of a deterrent than anything else. 603 more words

Mental Health

Art

I can not put into words how drawing makes me feel. When I feel nothing and am numb I still force myself to draw. If I draw nothing that is fine, but I know my soul craves it. 103 more words

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School district wrong to bar seizure dog | As We See It | Opinion

Imagine turning a blind child’s seeing-eye dog away at the school house door.

Or refusing to accommodate a paraplegic child’s wheelchair.

There’s simply no excuse for treating a child that way. 47 more words

Opinion

Service Animals and Employee Mental Health

Mental health conditions are a growing concern for a number of veterans.   According to the Rand Center for Military Health Policy Research, about 20% of veterans that have served in Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from a mental health issue, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression.   1,143 more words

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Service Animal

I have been able to obtain a service animal, and it has been a tremendous help to myself. Then again, who would not feel safe with an 80-pound pit bull at their side? 564 more words

Mental Health