Clinton, CT: Therapy dogs come to school to relieve stress

Feb 23, 2017, Fox 61, Hartford, CT: Easing student stress with therapy dogs in Clinton Pet Partners Therapy Dogs is the program that prepares the dogs. On the first Wednesday of every month during X Block, the owners bring their trained therapy dogs to interact with the students. School can be overwhelming and exhausting, and the dogs provide happiness and relief for The Morgan School students. Prevention coordinator, Kelley Edwards, is the head of REACT, a student organization that challenges Morgan teens to make smart choices. Kelly believes that Morgan is "cutting edge" on mental wellness techniques. The therapy dogs are one of the stress relieving resources available to students.