An incredibly emotional video went viral earlier this year when a woman named Danielle Jacobs filmed herself having an Asperger’s-induced meltdown.
Jacobs’ bravery is awe-inspiring, to be so open about such a private and sensitive subject and her service dog who features alongside her is an absolute hero.
Jacobs trained her dog Samsun to alert to depressive episodes and self harm. The video shows him coming to her aid immediately, pawing at her to try and calm her down. It’s incredibly moving to watch but one with a happy ending.
An amazing dog and an even more amazing woman for publicly sharing such a difficult insight into her daily life.
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