“1-800” at the Festival of Trees

AIRY's holiday tree at the Berkshire Museum expresses thoughts and emotions about surviving suicidality and helping others to recover with handmade ornaments painted by AIRY members in the art studio. Our theme for the tree is the song by Logic "1-800-273-8255". (See below). The decorated tree is part of an annual community event at the … Continue reading “1-800” at the Festival of Trees

Messages of Hope Reception, Nov 2nd

"Messages of Hope" art exhibition is a collaboration between Unitarian Universalist Church, Teaching Artist Marney Schorr, and emerging Pittsfield artists from the Arts in Recovery for Youth program, and will feature paintings and drawings by Marney Schorr and her students. Curated by poet and artist, Jack Kelly, this show aims to inspire hope, healing and … Continue reading Messages of Hope Reception, Nov 2nd

Walking to Prevent Suicide (Berkshire Edge)

  Walking to prevent youth suicide: One mother’s story Sept 25, 2018Hannah Van Sickle, Berkshire Edge MORE INFO  Great Barrington — Valerie Zantay recalls with clarity the day she and her 17-year-old son Googled “suicide survivors” together: In the wake of her son’s own attempt to take his life, the pair were searching for stories of … Continue reading Walking to Prevent Suicide (Berkshire Edge)