a girl hugs a dog while gaining animal therapy benefits

The Benefits of Animal Therapy

Interacting with animals comes with several benefits for humans. Studies have demonstrated that animals reduce the body’s stress response, leading to reduced blood pressure and anxiety. Conventional therapy combined with an animal assisted therapy program, is very effective in substance abuse treatment. The animal therapy benefits include improving mindfulness, greater self-confidence and a stronger bond between…

a counselor talks to women in a fentanyl addiction treatment program

Fentanyl Addiction Treatment Program

Fentanyl is one of the most powerful opioid painkillers, often used in recovery from surgery. On the street, fentanyl is sometimes mixed with other drugs such as heroin, to make heroin more profitable, resulting in hundreds of deaths by overdose every year. This leads others to find a women’s heroin addiction treatment program. Fentanyl addiction…