By: Tina Rhoden-Lewellyn, Executive Director, Ben’s Ranch Foundation You turn on TV news each day and see the evidence of our nation’s declining mental health through stories of school shootings, assaults, and addiction. While professional help is a must for those struggling, there is a free complement to therapy and medications – spending time outside. […]
Ben’s Ranch Foundation has added Dr. Carol D’Amico, PhD and Matthew Swartz to its Board of Directors. Ben’s Ranch Foundation connects teens struggling with mental health challenges to paid internships on farms, stables and equine therapy facilities. The jobs compliment medical therapies by helping give teens purpose and exposure to the healing powers of animals […]
Recently, Ben’s Ranch Foundation was featured across the nation on Pet Pals TV. Check out this extraordinary segment that highlights the impact our work has with teens struggling with anxiety, depression and other mental health issues.