It is our mission to equip struggling teens with the knowledge and skills that will allow them to not only remain drug free, also to graduate from high school, excel into college, becoming respectful, productive members of society. We feel that we are not only responsible for their success, but more so the outcome of their failure. We must act now and address these critical issues before their lifestyle prevent them from reaching short and long term life goals.
It is the philosophy of S.O.B.E.R. International to assist persons with developing and maintaining coping skills that facilitate adjustment and integration within their living environments and community. Clients and family members are empowered to make decisions about their care with the expected outcome of an increased quality of life.
Dogs and cats are most commonly used in pet therapy. However, fish, guinea pigs, horses, and other animals that meet screening criteria can also be used. The type of animal chosen depends on the therapeutic goals of a person’s treatment plan.
The goals of a pet therapy program can include:
Other benefits of pet therapy include:
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.