Pet therapy boosts Shellharbour mental health patients' well-being

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By Lisa Wachsmuth
Updated June 7 2018 - 6:17am, first published 6:00am
Good dog: Fabian the therapy poodle with PAWS Pet Therapy representative Fay Hull and Shellharbour Hospital adolescent mental health unit registered nurse Nathan Boulton and occupational therapist Rachael Wade. Picture: Robert Peet

Man’s best friend is proving good medicine for the teenagers at Shellharbour Hospital’s adolescent mental health unit.

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Lisa Wachsmuth

Deputy Editor

Deputy editor and health reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, covering stories in the Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama local government areas. For news tips email lwachsmuth@austcommunitymedia.com.au