AIR’s Dog Days of Summer: Debbie Linthorst and Toby

Debbie Linthorst’s introduction to Attitudes in Reverse was during an event at Timberlane Middle School, where AIR Co-Founder Tricia Baker gave a presentation with therapy dogs. “I was really blown away by what AIR does and the support they provide to kids mentally,” said Linthorst, President of the Hopewell Valley Regional Board of Education. So…

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AIR’s Dog Days of Summer: Dave Sherwin and Hazel

Dave Sherwin’s first experience with the AIR Dogs: Paws for Minds therapy dogs was during one of their visits to the local high school. “Watching the dogs interact with the high school students before exams and seeing the students smile and light up when they see the dogs,” recalled Dave. “Students of any age really…

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Outta The Darkness Into the Light An interactive play to raise suicide prevention awareness

OCEAN BEACH, NY — Anthony Montes, an award-winning actor, writer, director and producer, will perform his semi-autobiographical “Outta the Darkness Into The Light” to raise awareness about suicide prevention. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Attitudes In Reverse® (AIR™), a Princeton-based nonprofit. There will be two shows on August 20 and 21,…

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AIR’s Dog Days of Summer: Chris Turnbull and Brody

Chris Turnbull, Principal of Bear Tavern Elementary School, first learned of Attitudes in Reverse and its therapy dogs a few years ago from a staff member. The school then invited AIR to participate in its Wellness Day. AIR Dogs have been visiting the school for special programs ever since. “Tricia would walk down the hallway with…

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AIR’s Dog Days of Summer: Georgine Johnson and Maeve

Georgine Johnson was excited to join the AIR Dog’s School Therapy Dog program with her hound mix, Maeve, after hearing of the initiative, which started last summer. Georgine, Special Education Supervisor, PK-12 in the Hopewell Valley Regional School District, said she learned of the program from other HVRSD teams who were training with their canine…

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Pride Month Series: Justin Dolcimascolo Shares “Silver Lining” Perspective

Based on the interviews AIR conducted recently with individuals in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer and questioning (LGBTQ) community, it seems to be a trend for individuals who struggle with their gender or sexual identity to start coming to terms with it during college where they find a more accepting culture. However, the…

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