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A 40-year-old member asked:

Help me please?. i've heard of mental health service dogs. can anybody can tell me more about them?

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Dr. Marcie Berman
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
PTSD : People with mental health problems, especially PTSD , can often get dogs as support pets. Of course, you and your doc would have to document a need.
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