AIR® Therapy Dogs Help Address the Youth Mental Health Crisis; Program Creator Katelyn Baker to Be Honored

AIR® Therapy Dogs Help Address the Youth Mental Health Crisis; Program Creator Katelyn Baker to Be Honored April Is National Therapy Dog Month PRINCETON/WEST WINDSOR, NEW JERSEY (April 4, 2024) – Feelings of persistent sadness and hopelessness, and suicidal thoughts and behaviors increased by about 40% among youth in the decade prior to the pandemic,…

Attitudes In Reverse® Honors Maria Petsos, BCBA, LDT/C, District Supervisor of Special Education, Ewing Public Schools, as Partner in Hope

PRINCETON, NJ, September 17, 2023 – In late 2021, Maria Petsos, BCBA, LDT/C, District Supervisor of Special Education, Ewing Public Schools, recognized early the impact that COVID and the isolation of the lockdowns were going to have on her students. She reached out to Attitudes In Reverse® (AIR®) to access AIR’s K-12 mental wellness programs,…

Attitudes In Reverse® Honors Robert Garofalo, PhD(c), West Windsor Police Chief, as Champion of Hope

Attitudes In Reverse® Honors Robert Garofalo, PhD(c), West Windsor Police Chief, as Champion of Hope   PRINCETON, NJ, September 5, 2023 – Throughout his 35-year career in law enforcement, Robert Garofalo, PhD(c),Chief of Police, West Windsor Township Police Department, witnessed many young people losing their lives to suicide. “I wanted to be part of the…

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.…

The Learning Journey

The Learning Journey: A Message to This Year’s Graduates Graduation is the end to a phase of learning.  Some of you are moving onto high school, college, trade schools, perhaps the military. Some may be beginning a new job. Graduation IS the end of a phase of learning. However, for each and every graduate, ALWAYS be…