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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

Health Tip: Identify Risk Factors for Anorexia - 2017-11-22
"Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that's triggered by the misperception that a person is overweight. " More

High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout, Attrition - 2017-11-21
"Physicians who are experiencing burnout are more than twice as likely to leave their organization within two years, and this is associated with significant economic costs, according to a report from the American Medical Association." More

Prep, Patience Help Keep the Family Peace at Thanksgiving - 2017-11-21
"Want to keep things peaceful when your family gathers for Thanksgiving? It's possible." More

Opioid Crisis Hitting Boomers, Millennials Hardest - 2017-11-21
"The U.S. opioid epidemic seems to be taking its biggest toll on the baby boomer and millennial generations" More

Best Practice Advice Issued for Hep B Vaccination, Screening - 2017-11-21
"Best practice advice statements from the American College of Physicians and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published online Nov. 21 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, encourage hepatitis B virus screening in high-risk populations, vaccination of all unvaccinated at-risk adults, and linkage to care for hepatitis B-positive patients." More

Almost 21 Million Worldwide Now Have Access to HIV Meds - 2017-11-21
"The number rose from 685,000 in 2000 to 20.9 million as of June 2017, according to UNAIDS" More

Self-Harm Cases Surging Among U.S. Girls - 2017-11-21
"Nearly 20 percent more young teen and preteen females have sought emergency room treatment for poisoning, cutting or harming themselves yearly since 2009" More

Report: Industry Hid Decades-Old Study Showing Sugar's Unhealthy Effects - 2017-11-21
" Big Sugar seems to have copied the Big Tobacco playbook, a new report contends." More

Salivary miRNAs Can ID Duration of Concussion Symptoms - 2017-11-20
"For children with concussion, salivary microRNAs can accurately identify the duration of symptoms, according to a study published online Nov. 20 in JAMA Pediatrics." More

Treatment Trajectories Vary for Children With Depression - 2017-11-20
"For youths with depression, there are distinct treatment trajectories, which have varying health outcomes, according to a study published online Nov. 20 in JAMA Pediatrics." More

How to Spot an Eating Disorder - 2017-11-20
""Eating disorders are serious conditions that ... negatively impact your health, emotions and ability to function in important areas of life," " More

Brain Glucose Responses Diminish With Diabetes, Obesity - 2017-11-20
"The rise of brain glucose levels is blunted during hyperglycemia in adults with obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus, according to a study published online Oct. 19 in JCI Insight." More

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Contact Information

Sarah Dinklage, LICSW
Executive Director

sdinklage@risas.org

Charles Cudworth, MA
Director, SAS

ccudworth@risas.org

Leigh Reposa, MSW, LICSW
Program Manager
lreposa@risas.org

Colleen Judge, LMHC                  Manager, SAS
cjudge@risas.org 

Kathleen Sullivan
Manager, Community Prevention
ksullivan@risas.org


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