Category Archives: Mental Health

N.E.A.T. Receives Recognition for Service to the Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Horse Therapy Business Wins Cash Award, Vows To Pay It Forward With Senior Program WASHOE VALLEY, NV, May 11, 2017 — Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy (N.E.A.T.) received a generous donation from the Northern Nevada chapter of … Continue reading

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PTSD is NOT Just Something That Happens to Veterans

We are only now starting to acknowledge the terrible consequences for so many people who have experienced trauma in their lives. PTSD can be severely debilitating and can actually be a death sentence if threatening. One of the things about … Continue reading

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Some Interesting New Information PTSD

It is always been interesting that some people, no matter what happens in their lives seem to bounce back. Whether it is the loss of a job, some kind of illness or accident, or even the loss of a loved … Continue reading

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What Teens Are Really Saying

The recent TV series ’13 Reasons Why’ has brought a lot of attention to teen suicide. This is a very difficult subject for teens, parents and frankly, all of us. It is heartbreaking to think that anyone so young is … Continue reading

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We Offer The Love of Horses to All

This is a personal statement. When I first got into horses, it was truly one of the most wonderful moments of my life. Mystic was such a incredible gift and I spent just about every spare minute with her. I … Continue reading

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ADHD is Complicated

Usually a first line of treatment for children struggling with ADHD is medication. The though goes ‘if we can just get them to sit still and focus, they will do better’. Therefore it surprising and a bit alarming, that this … Continue reading

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One Woman’s Story

We are lucky enough to see the incredibly powerful response our clients have to the work they do with the horses! Whether it is a child struggling with ADHD,  a teen working through depression or an adult dealing with PTSD, … Continue reading

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Many Teens Are Struggling

Our world is full of challenges and stress! Teens today are often more aware and engaged in what is going on in the world. We may not be aware that they are watching us and noting when we are concerned … Continue reading

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ADHD in Adults

I think there are many of us that feel like we are scattered and all over the place. We have trouble staying focused and find ourselves ‘multi-tasking’ (often badly).  We feel overwhelmed and disorganized. It may be that this is … Continue reading

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Helpful Travel Tips for the Vacation Season

Traveling with kids can always be challenging, but when you are living with a special needs child it can seem daunting! This is a great CNN piece, including a video with Temple Grandin, about traveling with a child on the … Continue reading

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