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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

Kids of Opioid-Using Parents May Be More Likely to Attempt Suicide - 2019-05-22
"Children of parents who use opioids have more than double the risk of attempted suicide, a new study finds." More

Nearly Half of Juul Twitter Followers Are Teens, Young Adults: Study - 2019-05-20
"Juul became the dominant brand of e-cigarettes in the United States by targeting teens with its clever use of social media, a new study suggests." More

Heavy Teen Boys May Face Higher Heart Disease Risk as Adults - 2019-05-20
"Just a few extra pounds during adolescence may translate into higher odds for heart disease in adulthood, a new study of young men suggests." More

Crash Risk Much Higher for Teen Drivers With ADHD - 2019-05-20
"Parents often fret when their teen drivers get behind the wheel, but parents of teens with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may now have added worries." More

When E-Cig Makers Offer Promotional Items, More Teens Likely to Vape - 2019-05-17
"Coupons, samples, branded hats and T-shirts: When teens use or wear promotional items from companies that make alternative tobacco products like electronic cigarettes, they are more likely to try those products, new research shows." More

Suicides Increase Among U.S. Kids, But More in Girls Than Boys - 2019-05-17
"Suicide rates are on the rise among American children, but the increase is greatest among girls, a new study finds." More

Weight-Loss Surgery May Work Even Better During Teen Years - 2019-05-16
"The earlier you have weight-loss surgery, the better, a new study suggests." More

Millennials Believe 'Narcissist' Label, But Don't Like It - 2019-05-15
"Young Americans tend to accept the popular notion that their generation is self-centered and entitled, but they also resent those labels, new research suggests." More

Scientists Spot Chemical Signs of Suicidal Thoughts in Brains of Those With PTSD - 2019-05-13
"Imagine if brain scans could show whether someone with PTSD is on the verge of suicide. Sound too far-fetched to be true?" More

Political Controversies Could Fuel Bullying of LGBT Youth: Study - 2019-05-13
"Heated political debate about the rights of marginalized groups might trigger increases in bullying, a new study says." More

Overdose Attempts Skyrocket Among Teens, Young Adults: Study - 2019-05-01
"Suicide attempts by drug overdoses and other "self-poisonings" more than doubled among U.S. youth in the last decade, a new study reveals." More

School Bullying's Impact Can Last a Lifetime: Study - 2019-04-26
"Being bullied as a youngster may lead to lifelong struggles in adulthood." 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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