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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

AHA: Stiffening of Blood Vessels May Point to Dementia Risk - 2018-09-21
"Arterial stiffness among people with mild cognitive impairments could put them at higher risk for progressing to dementia, which may include Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study exploring the connection between the brain and vascular health." More

Your Puppy Can Make You Very Sick: CDC - 2018-09-20
"Puppies can be cute and cuddly, but they also carry germs that might make you very sick, a new government report warns." More

Heart Defects, Sleep Apnea a Deadly Mix for Infants - 2018-09-20
"Infants who are born with heart defects are four times more likely to die in the hospital if they also have sleep apnea, new research indicates." More

Mediterranean Diet May Cut Stroke Risk for Women, But Not Men - 2018-09-20
"The Mediterranean diet may do more than help you reach and maintain a healthy weight: New research suggests that women who follow it also lower their stroke risk." More

Exercising With Rheumatoid Arthritis - 2018-09-20
"Different from osteoarthritis, which is the wear-and-tear breakdown of joint cartilage experienced over time, rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is an autoimmune disease that causes both pain and intense fatigue." More

5 Facts Every Woman Should Know About Ovarian Cancer - 2018-09-19
"The early symptoms of ovarian cancer are often confused with less serious issues, making successful treatment less likely, a cancer expert warns." More

Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses - 2018-09-19
"Every nine minutes, a patient in a U.S. hospital dies because a diagnosis was wrong or delayed -- resulting in 80,000 deaths a year." More

Ovary Removal Linked to Kidney Disease - 2018-09-19
"Women who have their ovaries removed before menopause may find themselves at higher risk for chronic kidney disease, a new study suggests." More

Mom-to-Be's High-Gluten Diet Linked to Type 1 Diabetes in Baby - 2018-09-20
"If a pregnant woman eats a lot of high-gluten foods, the odds that her child will have type 1 diabetes rise significantly, new research suggests." More

Why Eczema Is Tougher to Treat for Black Patients - 2018-09-19
"But the skin condition, which leads to dry, itchy and inflamed skin, is particularly problematic for black people, according to new research." More

Health Tip: Identifying Signs of Tickborne Illness - 2018-09-19
"A dangerous tickborne illness may be difficult for doctors to diagnose, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says." More

30 Million Americans Now Have Diabetes - 2018-09-19
"1 in 7 Americans has diabetes, and many don't even know they have the blood sugar disease, a new report shows." More

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Contact Information

Sarah Dinklage, LICSW
Executive Director

sdinklage@risas.org

Charles Cudworth, MA
Director, Clinical Services
 
ccudworth@risas.org

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

Colleen Judge, LMHC                  Director, School-Based Services
cjudge@risas.org 

Kathleen Sullivan
Director, Community Prevention/ Kent County Regional Prevention Coalition 
ksullivan@risas.org 

Heidi Driscoll Director,           South County Regional Prevention Coalition           hdriscoll@risas.org

 
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Suite 301 South 
Warwick, RI 02886
401-732-8680

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