The article goes onto explain how we as humans have a primal connection to the wolf “drawn together as allies”. Wolf therapy eases depression, anxiety and stress. All issues that are common in young adults in rehab and blinds their motivation to complete their treatment.
The biggest challenge faced by Promises is getting the young adults to engage with the program. They found that the wolves have a unique capacity for breaking down the defences of the adults. But where did the wolves come from?
Promises treatment centres have partnered with Wolf Connection. this is a non for profit wolf dog rescue and youth empowerment program.
This organisation has rescued these wolf dogs from certain death and brought them back from the brink.
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You won’t be hearing about this story on the BBC. Only the negative stories of dogs and wolves get reported on primetime news.