In this Jan. 14, 2013 photo, Junie, a "therapy dog" at Prospect High School, sits in a classroom at the school in Mt. Prospect, Ill. The 18-month-old golden retriever is one way this school is trying to help students cope with a rise in stress, anxiety and panic attacks. Many say these issues are a problem in schools across the country. (AP Photo/Martha Irvine)
MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. (AP) — The four-legged member of the counseling team at the high school in suburban Chicago waits patiently, as a crush of students fills the hallways. Her tail wags with the first pat on the head, then another and another.
Until then, students will find Junie at their beck and call, often on the counseling office couches.