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Mental health is key for college students

Mental health is key for college students
February 16, 2018

When I was 15, I went to therapy for the first time. The office was small, located beneath a large architecture firm, and I was intimidated. There were mints, the Lifesaver kind that I’ve since found...

Horsepower: organization changes lives one ride at a time

Horsepower volunteers guide a rider and his horse. Horsepower’s mission is to increase the quality of life for people with life challenges through equine-related activities.// Photo by Abigail Abantohollans/The Guilfordian
October 27, 2017

“(Watching) every child ... get on the horse becomes your favorite memory because you watch how they respond and how they come to life,” said volunteer Jan Byrd. Located in Colfax, North Carolina,...

The Henkels’ experience

October 27, 2017

“Blake has been at Horsepower for about 14 years,” said Allen Henkel, whose son, Blake, takes riding classes at Horsepower. Horsepower Therapeutic Learning Center has many different programs to...

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