26 Jan '18, 4pm

Shelter Pets Help Veterans Transition to Civilian Life #care2

More than 60 percent of post 9/11 military veterans report difficulty adjusting to life after they return from active duty. Statistics show high incidents of suicide, family abuse and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PSD) facing veterans returning to civilian life. Many veterans miss the structure and routine of life in the service. And for some caring for a companion animal not only relieves stress and depression but it also provides the structure they need to make the transition easier. It was while volunteering at a Veterans Affairs hospital with her therapy dog that animal trainer Clarissa Black saw the difference animals could make in the lives of veterans suffering from PTSD and other conditions. She founded the nonprofit Pets for Vets in 2009. The organization has chapters throughout the country and is dedicated to supporting veterans and providing a second chance fo...

Full article: https://www.care2.com/greenliving/shelter-pets-help-veter...

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