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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: Have Diabetes? Make Sure to Manage Cholesterol, Too - 2018-11-19
"For people with diabetes, blood sugar isn't the only important measurement. New cholesterol guidelines suggest the more than 110 million U.S. adults with diabetes or prediabetes also should manage their cholesterol." More

Drug Studies in Children Often Go Unfinished: Study - 2018-11-19
"Drug approvals for adults often require future studies in children, but many of these studies are never completed, a new analysis finds." More

Does Air Pollution Raise Autism Risk? - 2018-11-19
"Traffic-related air pollution may play a role in development of autism, new research suggests." More

When Meds Suppress HIV, Odds of Sexual Transmission Near Zero: Review - 2018-11-19
"When someone with HIV has the virus suppressed with medication, there is virtually no chance of passing it on to sex partners, a new review concludes." More

Health Tip: When to Get the Shingles Vaccine - 2018-11-19
"Shingles can strike at any age, but usually affects adults after age 50, the U.S. National Institutes of Health says. Shingles can trigger complications including lasting eye damage and intense pain." More

Health Tip: Managing Hair Loss From Chemotherapy - 2018-11-19
"Hair loss may begin two weeks to three weeks after starting chemotherapy, the agency says. Before hair begins to fall out, consider shaving your head, getting a wig or wearing a hat or scarf, the institute advises." More

Secondhand Pot Smoke Found in Kids' Lungs - 2018-11-19
"If you're a pot-smoking parent and you think your kids aren't affected, think again." More

Nearly 1 in 12 U.S. Kids Has a Food Allergy - 2018-11-19
"Almost 8 percent of American children have food allergies, and 1 in 5 of those kids suffers an allergic reaction severe enough to wind up in the hospital, a new study finds." More

New Treatment Could Be Breakthrough Against Peanut Allergy - 2018-11-19
"People with peanut allergy can protect themselves from an allergic reaction by consuming a small amount of peanut powder every day, a new study suggests." More

Weight-Loss Surgeries Less Common in States With High Obesity Rates - 2018-11-16
"Americans in states with the highest obesity rates are less likely to have weight-loss surgery, researchers say." More

AHA: Cold-Weather Drinks Are Here, But Watch Out for the Calories - 2018-11-16
"Comfort-inducing seasonal drinks abound during the fall and winter. From the sweet, spicy goodness of pumpkin spice latte -- PSL to its fans on Instagram -- to peppermint-flavored, well, everything." More

Here's More Evidence Obesity Can Shorten Your Life - 2018-11-16
"A study that tracked the weight and survival of more than 6,000 Americans for 24 years reinforces the notion that piling on excess pounds can lead to an earlier grave." 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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