Addiction therapy is constantly evolving to include new and innovative approaches to recovery.Pet therapy, also known as animal-assisted therapy, is a relatively new form of treatment designed to build on pre-existing human-animal bonds. Interactions with animals have proven to help with many physical and mental issues. Therapy animals can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression while simultaneously boosting self-esteem and improving social interactions.
Therapy animals can be used to achieve numerous goals in recovery. These may include: