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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

HIV Incidence Down in All Except Men Who Have Sex With Men - 2018-03-21
"From 2008 to 2015, there was a decrease in modeled HIV incidence in all transmission risk groups except men who have sex with men, according to research published online March 20 in the Annals of Internal Medicine." More

Millions Get Wrong Treatment for Back Pain: Study - 2018-03-21
"Low back pain affects 540 million people worldwide and is the leading cause of disability, but it's often treated improperly, researchers report." More

Waning Vaccine Protection May Be Driving Rise in U.S. Mumps Cases - 2018-03-21
"A resurgence of mumps among young American adults is likely as the protection provided by childhood vaccinations weakens, researchers warn." More

Adcetris FDA Approval Expanded to Include Later-Stage Hodgkin's - 2018-03-20
"U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) has been expanded to include adults with untreated stage III or IV classical Hodgkin's lymphoma, the agency said Tuesday in a news release." More

USPSTF Recommends Skin Cancer Counseling for Fair-Skinned Youth - 2018-03-20
"The U.S Preventive Services Task Force recommends counseling to prevent skin cancer for fair-skinned children and young adults, while selective counseling is recommended for adults aged over 24 years. These findings form the basis of a final recommendation statement published in the March 20 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association." More

School Nurses at Ground Zero for Food Allergies - 2018-03-20
"Food allergies are common among American kids, with nearly one-third of U.S. school nurses reporting at least one severe reaction to food among their students in the last school year, a new survey finds." More

Teen Cancer Survivors Have Strong Social Networks - 2018-03-20
"Survivors of adolescent and young adult cancer often have stronger social networks than their non-cancer peers, according to a study published online March 8 in Cancer." More

Task Force Issues Stronger Skin Cancer Prevention Guidelines - 2018-03-20
"Doctors should start early with skin cancer prevention advice when their patients are light-skinned, suggests new guidelines that bump that starting point back to the age of 6 months." More

Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Waist Size Tied to Autism Risk - 2018-03-20
"The pre-pregnancy width of a woman's waist -- but not whether or not she is actually obese -- may be tied to autism risk in her children, new research suggests." More

FDA Takes Aim at Flavored Tobacco - 2018-03-20
"In an effort to discourage teens from lighting up, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that it's considering regulating flavors in tobacco products more closely." More

Cutting Out Late Night Calories - 2018-03-20
"But beyond that basic rule, studies done at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, Calif., show that when you eat those calories could have an effect on your weight and your health." More

A Surgery-Free Fix for Bad Knees? - 2018-03-20
"Tiny pellets could treat arthritic knee pain, delaying the need for knee replacement surgery, a small study has found." More

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Sarah Dinklage, LICSW
Executive Director

Charles Cudworth, MA
Director, SAS

Leigh Reposa, MSW, LICSW
Program Manager

Colleen Judge, LMHC                  Manager, SAS 

Kathleen Sullivan
Manager, Community Prevention

300 Centerville Rd.
Suite 301 South 
Warwick, RI 02886


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