Nursing students learn about mental health with therapy dogs

Nursing students learned about mental health Thursday through the use of therapy dogs. The dogs were invited to help relieve stress at the beginning of finals week at the NDSU School of Nursing.

Frankie, a Golden Retriever, and friends stopped by the school in Bismarck where students are wrapping up what they call “death week” and are about to begin finals week.

“The faculty really care about the students mental health in this stressful time of the year, and it’s awesome that they bring in. They have so much stuff going on for the next week, they have coffee set up all the time, they have treats, they had games earlier,” said Sydney Retterath, nursing student.

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By |2018-12-14T15:24:38+00:00December 9th, 2018|Categories: News|