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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

What Parents Can Do to Prevent Teens From Driving Drunk - 2020-01-22
"Older teens who know that their parents disapprove of drinking are less likely to drive impaired as young adults, a new study finds." More

'Yo-Yo' Blood Pressure Numbers in Youth a Bad Sign for Health Later - 2020-01-22
"If your blood pressure numbers swing from low to high and back again in your 20s, that could bode ill for heart health in middle age, new research shows." More

Vape Devices Like Juul 'Reversing' Efforts to Keep Youth From Tobacco: Study - 2020-01-21
"The epidemic of addictive vaping among youth continues, with e-cigarette devices by Juul continuing to surge in popularity among teens and young adults, new research shows." More

What Parents Overlook When Their Teen Is a Heavy Gamer - 2020-01-20
"Most American parents believe their teens spend too much time playing video games, but many underestimate the actual amount, a new survey shows." More

Facebook Falls Short for College Kids Battling Depression, Study Finds - 2020-01-19
"Turning to Facebook for help is probably the wrong move for depressed college students, new research shows." More

Parents Can Help Their Sleep-Deprived Teens - 2020-01-15
"American teens aren't getting enough sleep, which can lead to anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts. Sleepy teens also are more likely to get into car crashes and have a greater risk of being injured while playing sports." More

Which Teens View Vaping as a Health Threat? Survey Offers Clues - 2020-01-13
"Some groups of American teens are more likely than others to view e-cigarettes as a health threat, a new study suggests." More

Sports Coaches Recruited to Help Stop Dating Violence - 2020-01-13
"So-called "locker-room talk" among boys can actually be used to promote respect toward girls, a new study reports." More

Family's Social Standing May Be Key to Happiness for Teens - 2020-01-10
"How teens see their family's social status may play a part in their mental health and success at school, a new study suggests." More

As Minimum Wage Rises, Suicide Rates Fall - 2020-01-08
"Minimum wage laws can be a literal lifesaver for people who are struggling to get by, a new study suggests." More

Many Girls, Young Women Getting Unnecessary Pelvic Exams - 2020-01-06
"Many American teen girls and young women under the age of 21 are undergoing pelvic exams and Pap tests they just don't need, a new study finds." More

Could 1 Dose of HPV Vaccine Be Enough? - 2019-12-27
"In a finding that might make the HPV vaccine more palatable to many, new research suggests a single dose may provide just as much protection from cervical cancer as the recommended two to three doses do." 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

Sue Davis, LICSW           Manager, Student Assistance Services               sdavis@risas.org

 
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