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…

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,…

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, …

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.…