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Nuns play surprising role in training therapy dogs to help school kids

Nuns play surprising role in training therapy dogs to help school kids

This story involving nun sisters, cute puppies, and school kids couldn’t be sweeter. A community in Baton Rouge benefits from the dedication and skills of certain animal-loving nuns. As part of their mission, the Mercedarian Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament spend time at the local school, Sacred Heart of Jesus, spreading joy and faith. Recently, …

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Forgotten role of community psychology in the treatment of mental illness | Letter

As a semi-retired clinical psychologist, I find it depressing that the article by Dr. Sanah Ahsan (I’m a psychologist – and I believe we’ve been told devastating lies about mental health, September 6) seems so groundbreaking. During my training in the early 1980s, a module entitled “community psychology” was part of the curriculum and addressed …

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