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Rhode Island Youth Suicide Prevention Project Receives $480,000 Grant - 2011-08-03
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Community Prevention Manager Testifies on Capitol Hill - 2011-06-03
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RISAS Leads Local Initiative to Support Children of Alcoholics Week - 2011-02-09
"WARWICK, Rhode Island (February 9, 2011) – Rhode Island schools and students are under great pressure to meet state and federal learning standards. Schools invest a great deal of time and money in curriculum development, staff development, policies, procedures, and testing. Despite efforts to create an environment where students are “ready to learn,” there are students who fail to meet the standards. " More

Meditation's Soothing Effects - 2017-08-22
"3 easy ways to explore this mind-body technique " More

A Shot of Caffeine May Speed Wake-Up After Anesthesia - 2017-08-21
"In animal studies, caffeine injections shortened recovery time" More

Outdoor Nighttime Light Exposure Linked to Breast Cancer Risk - 2017-08-21
"There is an association between living in areas with high amounts of ambient nighttime light and slightly increased odds for breast cancer in younger women who smoke, according to a study published online Aug. 17 in Environmental Health Perspectives." More

Depression, Anxiety May Affect Bone Metabolism in Older Teens - 2017-08-21
"Major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use are associated with bone metabolism in older adolescents and young adults, according to a study published online Aug. 16 in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research." More

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Aids PTSD in Eating Disorders - 2017-08-21
"Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the dorsomedial prefrontal cortex seems to be beneficial for treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder in patients with eating disorders, according to research published online Aug. 16 in the International Journal of Eating Disorders." More

Majority of U.S. Parents Would Support Teen Switching Gender: Survey - 2017-08-21
"Findings indicate growing acceptance of gender transition." More

Zika Hijacks Pregnant Woman's Immune System - 2017-08-21
"Virus can then damage growing fetus, researchers report." More

Hernia Patients May Need Fewer Opioids After Surgery, Study Finds - 2017-08-21
"After repair, smaller prescriptions led to fewer pills that could be diverted or abused." More

Having Same-Sex Parents Won't Affect Kids' Gender Identity: Study - 2017-08-21
"Research showed no differences from children raised by heterosexual couples." More

Kids' Cases of High Blood Pressure May Rise Under New Guidelines - 2017-08-21
"Simplified tables from American Academy of Pediatrics likely to raise detection rates." More

Health Tip: Prevent Dehydration - 2017-08-21
"How to avoid a summer threat " More

Back-to-School Tips … for Parents - 2017-08-20
"First few weeks require patience and support, educators say." More

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Sarah Dinklage, LICSW
Executive Director

sdinklage@risas.org

Charles Cudworth, MA
Director, SAS

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Leigh Reposa, MSW, LICSW
Program Manager
lreposa@risas.org

Colleen Judge, LMHC                  Manager, SAS
cjudge@risas.org 

Kathleen Sullivan
Manager, Community Prevention
ksullivan@risas.org


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