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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

Too Much Smartphone Time May Invite Host of Health Woes - 2019-07-16
"With most people never far from their cellphones, new research on college students finds that "problematic" use is tied to a variety of mental health problems, as well as lower grades and more sexual partners." More

Too Much Social Media a Depression Risk for Teens - 2019-07-15
"Too much social media might be too much for the mental well-being of teenagers, new research suggests." More

Concussion Recovery Isn't the Same for Every Football Player - 2019-07-03
"Certain high school and college athletes require a longer-than-normal recovery period after a concussion. Researchers say blood tests can predict which ones." More

Looks Like Guys Are More Prone to Pack on the 'Freshman 15' - 2019-07-03
""Males and females display different patterns of body weight and body composition changes during first-year university," explained study author Andrea Josse." More

Social Media a Big Driver of Teen Vaping Craze: Study - 2019-07-03
"Social media is helping spur the e-cigarette epidemic among America's teens, a new study suggests." More

Alzheimer's Genes Might Show Effects in Your 20s - 2019-06-27
"Every college student misplaces keys or forgets an appointment from time to time. Usually it's no big deal. But a new study warns that when young people with a family history of Alzheimer's disease have memory lapses, it could be an early sign of something serious." More

Suicide Rates Soaring Among Black Teens - 2019-06-26
"Tragically, teens can be vulnerable to suicide as they navigate the emotional pitfalls of growing up, and a new U.S. study suggests black teens might be the most vulnerable of all." More

Many Young Men Putting Health at Risk to Bulk Up - 2019-06-25
"Image is everything for most teens and young adults, and 22% of young men and 5% of young women turn to potentially dangerous methods to "bulk up," a new study says." More

Experts Want Doctors to Add Vaping to Youth Prevention Pitch - 2019-06-25
"Doctors should add electronic cigarettes to their efforts to prevent young people from using tobacco, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says." More

Is Your Child Depressed or Suicidal? Here Are the Warning Signs - 2019-06-25
"Many parents think it couldn't happen to their kids, but the number of children and teens admitted to children's hospitals for thoughts of self-harm or suicide is alarming." More

'Secret Shopper' Study Shows How Easily Teens Can Buy E-Cigs - 2019-06-24
"Despite federal and state age restrictions on the sale of tobacco and vaping products, a new "secret shopper" study found that IDs were checked only about half the time." More

Many Lesbian, Gay Teens Still Face Rejection by Parents - 2019-06-19
"Many parents of lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB) children take years to adjust after learning about their sexual orientation, a new study finds." 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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