Category Archives: Mental Health

Equine Therapy Has Far Reaching Benefits

We know this to be true, but it is always so moving for me to hear about how horses are helping people to heal and I often hear it in the most unexpected places! While listening to NPR radio yesterday … Continue reading

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The Benefits Are Undeniable

Though our program is not a traditional ‘Therapeutic Riding’ program working with people with physical and cognitive challenges, and utilizing ‘side walkers’ and ‘horse handlers,’ we do work with many children, teens and even adults on the autism spectrum. This … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays (Not Always)

Living with ‘special needs’ children and teens offers daily challenges but, after time, you figure out what you have to do to make things work.  Who cares if they have hotdogs for breakfast, always wears a blue shirt or can’t … Continue reading

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The Power of Equine Therapy

More and more we are hearing about how people around the world are finding the incredible benefits of doing healing work with horses. Whether in a ‘traditional therapeutic riding’ environment, a program that only does work on the ground, or … Continue reading

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Your TAX DEDUCTIBLE Donation Will Help Children and Teens

Through a partnership with the For Kids Foundation, you can now make TAX DEDUCTIBLE CONTRIBUTIONS to a N.E.A.T. Scholarship fund! To donate, you can mail a check to: 834 Willow St, Reno, NV 89502 and put N.E.A.T. in the ‘for’ … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at Anxiety

As I have shared before, most of us experience some anxiety in our lives. We get anxious when we are running late, or maybe when we have a big project/assignment due. We might have some anxiety when we have an … Continue reading

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Helping Kids & Teen With Social, Emotional, Behavioral and Mental Health Challenges

We are so happy to announce that, through a partnership with the For Kids Foundation, you can now make TAX DEDUCTIBLE CONTRIBUTIONS to a N.E.A.T. Scholarship fund! To donate, you can mail a check to: 834 Willow St, Reno, NV … Continue reading

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When Talk Therapy is Not Enough

Traditional talk therapy is incredibly helpful for many, many people struggling with a variety of social, emotional, behavioral and mental health issues. However, we also need to recognize that it might not be the best/only intervention for everyone. Specifically, children … Continue reading

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EXCITING NEWS! N.E.A.T. now has a Scholarship Fund

We are so happy to announce that, through a partnership with the For Kids Foundation, you can now make TAX DEDUCTIBLE CONTRIBUTIONS to a N.E.A.T. Scholarship fund! To donate, you can mail a check to: 834 Willow St, Reno, NV … Continue reading

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Why we Need to be Trauma Informed

Trauma has always been with us but in the past people struggling rarely received the help they needed to heal. The consequences were often devastating, not only for person who had suffered the trauma, but to those who loved and … Continue reading

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