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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

America's COVID Pandemic Is Now Skewing Younger - 2020-09-24
"Young adults in their 20s now account for more cases of COVID-19 than any other age group, according to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention." More

Teens Aren't Turning to E-Cigarettes to Quit Smoking - 2020-09-22
"Most teens who vape aren't looking to quit smoking, a new study of Twitter suggests. This finding belies Juul's claim that its e-cigarette is improving smokers' lives, the researchers said." More

Suicide Rate Keeps Rising Among Young Americans - 2020-09-11
"A nearly 60% jump in suicides by young Americans since 2007 has experts alarmed and somewhat puzzled." More

COVID Hits Young Adults Harder Than Thought: Study - 2020-09-11
"New research suggests that COVID-19 is far from benign when it strikes young adults: Once they are hospitalized, 1 in 5 wind up in the ICU and many need ongoing medical care even after they are free of the virus, scientists report." More

TikTok 'Benadryl Challenge' Has Killed at Least One Teen - 2020-09-11
"A new internet dare, broadcast widely on teen-friendly TikTok, urges kids to overdose on the over-the-counter antihistamine Benadryl. But the "Benadryl Challenge" has already killed one teen and sent others to the ER, experts warn." More

Colleges in 50 States Seeing COVID Cases on Campus - 2020-09-10
"Just weeks into the fall semester, universities and colleges in all 50 states are now struggling to contain the spread of coronavirus on their campuses." More

Almost 14 Million U.S. Adults Vape, With Use Rising Fastest in Young - 2020-09-08
"The number of Americans using electronic cigarettes is soaring, especially among youth, a new study finds." More

As Jobless Rates Climb, Study Finds Financial Stress Greatly Ups Suicide Risk - 2020-09-03
"As millions of people struggle with economic hardships during the coronavirus pandemic, a new study shows that financial stressors may make people up to 20 times more likely to attempt suicide." More

Teens, Seniors Are Often Driving the Least Safe Cars - 2020-09-03
"Seniors and teens are more likely to drive vehicles that lack important safety features, a new study finds." More

Harmful Flame Retardants Detected in College-Classroom Dust - 2020-09-03
"Indoor spaces often contains harmful chemicals, say researchers who found high levels of toxic flame retardants in the dust of some U.S. college classrooms." More

As Colleges Battle COVID Outbreaks, Fauci Warns Them Not to Send Students Home - 2020-09-03
"Colleges across America struggled to control coronavirus outbreaks on campus, even as Dr. Anthony Fauci warned on Wednesday that sending students home after an outbreak is "the worst thing you could do."" More

Cyberbullying Could Rise During Lockdown, But Parents Can Stop It - 2020-09-02
"Cyberbullying is less common among teens who feel loved and supported by their parents, new research shows." 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 
ksullivan@risas.org 

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

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