Congratulations to Lee Hornick, New Board Member

Lee Hornick is the Founder and Chief Program Director of Business Communications World-wide, a business conference and webinar development and sponsorship organization. He has produced worldwide conferences for organizations that focus on a variety of business issues and trends, with topics including marketing, branding, corporate communication, change management, employee benefits communication, crisis and issues management,…

Scott Brettell and the AIR Dogs and Hopewell Valley School Therapy Program

This is a special series highlighting a new partnership with the Hopwell Valley Regional School District and the AIR Dog’s School Therapy Dog program with the goal of teaching and certifying HVRSD staff dogs to become certified AIR Therapy Dogs. AIR offers a full comprehensive program that not only teaches and certifies each individual handler/dog,…

Nicole Gianfredi and the AIR Dogs and Hopewell Valley School Therapy Program

This is a special series highlighting a new partnership with the Hopwell Valley School District and each recently certified AIR Therapy Dog team from the district. To learn more about this initiative, please read here. Nicole Gianfredi was very excited about the new program to train dogs owned by Hopewell Valley staff, but wasn’t certain…

AIR Dogs: Paws for Minds Partners with Hopewell Valley Regional School District to Create a School Therapy Dog Program

Therapy dogs have been assisting people for more than 50 years, but it has been only the past 10 years that their support has expanded from visiting nursing homes and hospitals. The AIR Dogs: Paws for Minds program has helped expand the support of therapy dogs to mental wellness and suicide prevention programs in schools,…

AIR Recognizes Pride Month, Highlights 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,…

AIR T-Shirt Contest Winners

It is with great pleasure that we announce this year’s winners of the Annual AIR Attitudes In Reverse T-shirt design contest. First Place – (On Front of T-shirt) – Shalini Gossain (Flemington, NJ) Second Place Tie – Maeve Dominique (Pennington, NJ) Second Place Tie – Julia Moller (Pennington, NJ) Both second place designs will be…

AIR Volunteers Travel Throughout NJ for National Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month

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…

Local Dignitaries Applaud Attitudes In Reverse® and its Life-Saving Mission at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Local Dignitaries Applaud Attitudes In Reverse® and its Life-Saving Mission at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Annual Family (including Dogs) Event to Be Held Saturday, May 18, 2019 Attitudes In Reverse® (AIR™), a Princeton-based nonprofit whose mission is to save lives through mental-health and suicide-prevention education, commemorated the opening of its office in West Windsor, NJ, yesterday.…

HEAL Students Support Miki Open AIR Event

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…