Pride Month Series: AIR Features Role Model Jessica Verpeut

The Trevor Project shares these disturbingstatistics about suicide risk among youth, especially those in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) community: Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people ages 10 to 24. LGB youth seriously contemplate suicide at almost three times the rate of heterosexual youth. LGB youth…

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Pride Month Series: AIR Recognizes Challenges and Successes from the LGBTQ Community

According to the American Psychiatric Association (APA), lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) individuals are more than twice as likely to have mental health disorders in their lifetime and 2.5 times more likely to experience depression and anxiety and use substances, compared to heterosexual individuals. The APA also reported that among LGBTQ youth,…

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Attitudes In Reverse® Honors Police, Educators for Mental Health Focused Initiatives Awards to Be Presented at OPEN AIR℠ Walk Event, May 22, 2021

PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY (May 18, 2021) – During its annual Miki & Friends OPEN AIR℠ event, Attitudes In Reverse® (AIR℠), a Princeton-based nonprofit whose mission is to save lives through mental-health and suicide-prevention education, will present AIR Hero Awards to Chief Robert Garofalo and Sergeant David Jelinksi of the West Windsor Police Department and Dr.…

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Attitudes In Reverse® Hosts Events to Drive Culture from Mental Health Awareness to Action

Attitudes In Reverse® Hosts Events to Drive Culture from Mental Health Awareness to Action PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY (May 13, 2021) – As part of its mission to save lives through mental-health education, Attitudes In Reverse® (AIR℠), a Princeton-based nonprofit, will host events in May, which is Mental Health Month, to educate youth about their emotions,…

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Attitudes In Reverse® Holds Socially Distanced Event to Increase Awareness of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY (May 11, 2021) – Attitudes In Reverse® (AIR℠), a Princeton-based nonprofit, will host its annual Miki & Friends OPEN AIR℠ event on May 22, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the pavilion in West Windsor Community Park, Bernt Midland Blvd. (Hightstown Road/Route 571 near West Windsor Water Works), West Windsor, …

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Attitudes In Reverse® Presents Powerful Exhibit to Build Understanding of Mental Health Disorders and Save Lives

Attitudes In Reverse® Presents Powerful Exhibit to Build Understanding of Mental Health Disorders and Save Lives   PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY (May 5, 2021) – Attitudes In Reverse® (AIR™), a Princeton-based nonprofit, will present its powerful In Their Shoes™ exhibit for the first time since the pandemic began on Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 10:00 a.m.…

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West Windsor Plainsboro High School Students Form AIR Club

Two sisters created the AIR Club at West Windsor Plainsboro High School South this school year to increase mental health awareness and Attitudes In Reverse’s message for their peers. Mary Nielsen, a junior, and Elizabeth Nielsen, a senior, run the school club, which will be supporting AIR and participating in Mental Health Action Day on…

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AIR Dog’s School Therapy Dog Program Partners with Hopewell Valley School District

The AIR Dog’s School Therapy Dog program partnered with Hopewell Valley School District last year to train and certify staff dogs. Six therapy dogs teams were certified this summer and they will be working in the district this year – one dog for each school. Watch this video interview with HVRSD Superintentendent Dr. Thomas Smith.…

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