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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: Protect Your Heart and Health During 'Dog Days' of Summer - 2018-07-17
"Summer is a time for barbecues and other outdoor fun, but it's also a time for sweltering heat. And experts say everyone, especially the elderly and very young, need to know how to limit the potentially deadly effects of high temperatures." More

Can Smartphones Trigger ADHD Symptoms in Teens? - 2018-07-17
"Teenagers who constantly use their smartphones may have a heightened risk of developing symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, a new study suggests." More

Health Tip: Care For an Incision After Surgery - 2018-07-17
"The last thing you want to do after surgery is develop an infection. So caring for a surgical wound is of prime importance." More

Brain Scans Yield More Clues to Autism - 2018-07-17
"Children with autism show abnormalities in a deep brain circuit that typically makes socializing enjoyable, a new study finds." More

As Ticks Reach Record Numbers, Take Precautions - 2018-07-17
"As the tick population surges across the United States this summer, one doctor says the best way to avoid being infected with the nasty illnesses the tiny bugs carry is to wear protective clothing and to check your body thoroughly after every trip into the woods." More

4 Rules to Avoid Regaining Lost Weight - 2018-07-17
"Have you reached your ideal weight? Congratulations! You're halfway to winning the weight loss battle." More

Obesity Adds to Burden of Traumatic Brain Injury - 2018-07-16
"Suffering a serious traumatic brain injury can be a permanently disabling experience, but new research shows that obesity compounds the health problems survivors face in the years after their accident." More

First Drug to Treat Smallpox Approved - 2018-07-16
"TPOXX (tecovirimat) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat smallpox." More

Many Gay Men Suffer Domestic Abuse: Study - 2018-07-16
"In a sobering finding that shows women aren't the only victims of domestic violence, researchers report that nearly half of men in same-sex couples have suffered some form of abuse at the hands of their partner." More

Vitamin D No Panacea for Brain Diseases - 2018-07-16
"Vitamin D does little to defend your brain against multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease or Alzheimer's disease, a new review shows." More

Eczema Dramatically Impacts Quality of Life - 2018-07-16
"Itching, blisters, sores and inflammation are a continuous and debilitating source of pain, shame and misery for many people who struggle with the allergic skin disease known as eczema, researchers say." More

Health Tip: Take Care of Yourself During Radiation Therapy - 2018-07-16
"Radiation therapy to help fight cancer may be physically and emotionally draining." 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
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Kathleen Sullivan
Manager, Community Prevention
ksullivan@risas.org


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