The death of musical genius Chester Bennington, Linkin Park lead man, in July of 2017, rocked the world. Our son, Kenny had been a fan. Chester’s messages from pain of depression and addiction disorder resounded with Kenny and so many young people who struggle with similar illnesses. Shortly after losing Chester, Talinda Bennington discovered Attitudes…Details
6th through 8th grade students from Community Middle School in West Windsor are supporting AIR and the Miki & Friends Open AIR event on May 18 through their student-led organization called HEAL. Through their fundraising page, they hope to raise enough money to fund an AIR program at another district school. “They’re trying to raise money for AIR so…Details
PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY (February 19, 2019) – Attitudes In Reverse® (AIR™) proudly announces its 11th Annual T-Shirt Design Contest, which encourages students to submit creative ideas for communicating the importance of seeking help for mental health disorders. AIR is a Princeton, NJ based nonprofit organization dedicated to educating youth and adults about mental health, related disorders and suicide…Details
Attitudes in Reverse continued the conversations about good mental health and suicide prevention with Shepard Smith on Fox News for World Mental Health Day.
Yvonne Quinn had raised Packer from 7 weeks old to become a Seeing Eye dog. However, when he was sent back for his final training at 17 months old, Packer experienced gastrointestinal issues and could not complete his Seeing Eye education. After Yvonne took Packer back home, she decided pet therapy would be a great “career change,”…Details
AIR Dogs Paws for Minds Volunteer Cathy Szur remembers what inspired her to eventually become part of a pet therapy team. She was visiting her sister in the hospital, when a therapy dog came in. “What a difference it made,” recalled Cathy who has been an AIR Dogs volunteer nearly 2 years. “I just knew…Details
Barbara Eget has been a volunteer with Attitudes in Reverse (AIR) nearly since the beginning. Barbara, whose older son has bi-polar disorder, first met Tricia Baker in a support group for mothers of children with mental health concerns. In 2010, Tricia founded AIR to raise awareness about mental health. “I knew I wanted to be…Details