Like most AIR volunteers, Audrey Kilbride met AIR Co-founder Tricia Baker during a dog training class and has been involved with AIR ever since. For the past eight years, Audrey has been creating AIR Dog patches on her embroidery machine and sewing them onto the AIR Dog vests. Tricia discovered Audrey’s talents when she embroidered…Details
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
Attitudes in Reverse continued the conversations about good mental health and suicide prevention with Shepard Smith on Fox News for World Mental Health Day.
AIR volunteers and AIR Dogs: Paws for Minds therapy dog teams are bringing In Their Shoes and AIR’s message around the Garden State for National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. As part of National Suicide Prevention Week (September 8-14), AIR brought In Their Shoes and therapy dog teams to Ocean County College and to the Suicide…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
AIR is proud to welcome J. Robert Bratman, Esq., Shareholder, Stark & Stark, Attorneys at Law, and recent recipient of an AIR Champion of Hope Award to its Board of Trustees. Rob Bratman is an expert Civil Trial Attorney certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and a member of Stark & Stark’s…Details