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Alpaca Therapy at Queensland School Tackles Special Students’ Anxiety

Every Friday morning in the small Queensland town of Gin Gin, a group of students with special needs are learning how to train and handle alpacas at the local high school. It is a unique animal-assisted therapy program unlike any other in Australia. "We're trying to create an opportunity for these students to overcome some [...]

By |2018-06-18T17:12:33+10:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Mental Illness|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

4 Ways a Pet Increases Your Lifespan

Dogs, cats and other animal friends are more important than we realise. Pet owners will often swear their beloved pooch or moggie does wonders for their wellbeing, and now we have empirical proof. A new study has found dog ownership is linked to improved heart health for humans. This is an important finding, given heart disease is [...]

By |2018-01-22T10:55:40+10:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments