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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

When Your Teen Wants a Tattoo - 2019-11-07
"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reports that 29% of the population has at least one tattoo. So this is a question you're likely to face as a parent. You may not be in favor of it, but it's important to know what steps to take, especially if your child is insistent." More

1 in 4 High School Kids Vape, Mint Flavor Preferred - 2019-11-05
"More than one in every four U.S. high school students (27.5%) currently vape, a new study shows." More

U.S. ERs See Doubling of Teen Sexual Abuse Cases - 2019-11-04
"Sexually abused youths are turning more often to U.S. emergency departments for help, a new study finds." More

Media Reports on Celeb Suicides Could Trigger Copycats - 2019-11-01
"How the media reports on celebrity suicides may increase the risk for copycats, a new study suggests." More

Flavored E-Cigarettes Get Teens Hooked on Vaping, Study Finds - 2019-10-28
"In a finding that shows just how enticing tasty flavors are when it comes to vaping, a new study suggests that teens who use candy- or fruit-flavored e-cigarettes are more likely to continue vaping and to be heavy users." More

'Swimmer's Shoulder' Strikes 3 in 4 Teen Competitors - 2019-10-25
"It's called swimmer's shoulder, and it's an overuse injury that three-quarters of teen swimmers suffer from, new research shows." More

Flavors Draw Young People to Lifetime Habit of Vaping, Study Shows - 2019-10-23
"Tasty flavors entice young people to try e-cigarettes, getting them hooked on what can become a lifetime habit, a new study shows." More

Depression Rates Not Budging for Lesbian and Gay Teens - 2019-10-22
"While fewer straight teens suffer depression than did two decades ago, the same cannot be said for lesbian, gay and bisexual teens." More

Certain Blood Pressure Meds Tied to Suicide Risk in Study - 2019-10-17
"A common type of blood pressure medication might be associated with an increased risk of suicide, a new study suggests." More

Deaths Due to Suicide, Homicide on the Rise Among U.S. Youth - 2019-10-17
"he anger and fear seething throughout the United States could be having a fatal impact on some of the nation's youngest citizens." More

Good News, Bad News on Concussions in High School Sports - 2019-10-15
"New research on concussions reports mixed news for kids playing high school sports." More

Suicide Attempts Rising Among Black Teens - 2019-10-15
"Historically, black teenagers in the United States have had lower suicide rates than whites. But a new study finds that more black teens have been attempting suicide in recent years -- and experts are not sure why." More

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

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