Belmont College Mental Health Program Holds Midterm Exam Stress Relief
St. Clairsville, OH (March 6, 2015) – To help reduce the stress of midterm exams, students in the Mental Health program at Belmont College provided a sensory stress relief room for all students at the Main Campus location in St. Clairsville on Monday, March 2.
The event was held at the beginning of Belmont College’s midterm exam week.
Students were invited to take advantage of a sensory room that involved, light and music therapy, as well as trained therapy golden retrievers. Students were able to pet and play with the dogs, which are certified by the United States Service Dog Organization, throughout the afternoon.
“Pet therapy is a great way to unwind, reduce stress and it has been proven to increase test scores,” said Dr. Heather Davis, Assistant Professor and Department Chair Mental Health, Social, and Behavioral Sciences.
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