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Attitudes In Reverse ® Perseveres in Life-Saving Mission, Honors Compassionate Leaders at 6 th Annual Taste of Hope Event

Attitudes In Reverse® Perseveres in Life-Saving Mission, Honors Compassionate Leaders at 6th Annual Taste of Hope Event September 4-10, 2022 is Suicide Prevention Week PRINCETON, NJ, September 7, 2022 – “It’s so important to educate young students about mental health because problems can show up early. We need to show kids there are resources and…

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Ewing Schools Release: Attitudes In Reverse® and Ewing Public Schools Partner to Improve Student Mental Health and Prevent Suicide

Ewing Schools Release: Attitudes In Reverse® and Ewing Public Schools Partner to Improve Student Mental Health and Prevent Suicide Submitted by Maria Petsos, District Supervisor of Special Education, Ewing Public Schools     Thirteen years ago, Kurt and Tricia Baker and their daughter Katelyn lost Kenny, their son and brother respectively, to suicide. Soon after the…

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How Can You Help Prevent Suicide? A Mother Shares The Story Of Her Son’s Death To Save Lives

When I asked Tricia Baker how her son committed suicide she kindly said, “We do not say ‘committed suicide.’ This stems from the old belief that suicide is a crime.” – By  Mary Alice Stephenson, Contributor Style & Beauty Expert, Founder GLAM4GOOD   When I asked Tricia Baker how her son committed suicide, she kindly said, “We…

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January is National Train Your Dog Month

Importance of Training your Dog By Katelyn Baker, AIR® Co-Founder January is National Train Your Dog Month. As we close out the month, Katelyn Baker shares some thoughts on the importance of training, and building a relationship with your dog. Consistent, positive training from the start will significantly benefit you and your dog…and will start you on a path to having a future therapy dog! Most…

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Remembering Emily Murillo: From a Sibling’s Point of View

Kaylee, an AIR® team member, shares with us a powerful point of view from a sibling’s perspective in remembering her sister, Emily, whom we lost too soon. On January 29, 2021, my little sister Emily Murillo chose to end her life. In her short 17 years here, she suffered a lot, from dealing with ruthless bullies…

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Attitudes in Reverse Therapy Dogs Make a Difference at Artis

Since July, Attitudes in Reverse has been visiting the 50 residents of Artis Senior Living in Princeton Junction on a weekly basis. “The importance of having a dog in memory care can be seen immediately,” said Sara Thompson, Director of Life Enrichment. “The moment a wagging tail walks through the door, smiles plaster on our residents’…

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Attitudes in Reverse Brings Awareness and Support to NJ Colleges

Student mental health is a growing issue on college campuses and has become more so since the pandemic started. The national Healthy Minds Study (HSM) shows that nearly seven million college students meet criteria for a clinically significant mental health problem. In April 2021, a survey by the American Council on Education reported 73 percent of college presidents…

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