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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

Flu Shot Could Help Your Kid Avoid Hospital - 2017-11-17
"There's an easy way for parents to help cut their child's chances of ending up in the hospital with the flu -- get them vaccinated" More

Health Tip: Safety Advice for the Holidays - 2017-11-17
"The joyous holidays may end up being a nightmare if a child gets hurt during the festivities." More

5 Tasty Diet Desserts - 2017-11-17
"Satisfying a sweet tooth can be tricky when you're trying to reach or maintain an ideal weight." More

'Boomers' Doing Better at Avoiding Eye Disease of Aging - 2017-11-16
"New research shows that baby boomers are somehow avoiding the illness at higher rates than their parents did." More

Calm Parents Help Calm Kids With ADHD - 2017-11-17
"New research offers biological evidence that calm, positive parenting may help these kids master their own emotions and behaviors." More

AHA: Supervised Exercise Ups 6-Minute Walking Distance in PAD - 2017-11-16
"Supervised treadmill exercise, but not granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor, improves six-minute walking distance among patients with peripheral artery disease, according to a study published online Nov. 15 in the Journal of the American Medical Association to coincide with the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions, held Nov. 11 to 15 in Anaheim, California." More

Accurate Diagnosis Seen With Photographs of Skin Conditions - 2017-11-16
"Smartphone photographs of pediatric skin conditions taken by parents are of sufficient quality to allow accurate diagnosis, according to a study published online Nov. 15 in JAMA Dermatology." More

Peer Review Policy Cuts Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Children - 2017-11-16
"For young children, implementation of a peer review prior authorization policy can reduce the use of atypical antipsychotic medications, according to a research letter published online Nov. 15 in JAMA Psychiatry." More

Model Predicts Development of Chronic Kidney Disease - 2017-11-16
"A multivariable model that uses routine laboratory data is able to predict advanced chronic kidney disease after hospitalization with acute kidney injury, according to a study published online Nov. 14 in the Journal of the American Medical Association." More

New Hemophilia Treatment Stems Bleeding Episodes - 2017-11-16
"Hemlibra (emicizumab-kxwh) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to prevent or reduce the number of bleeding episodes among certain people with hemophilia A." More

Health Tip: Talking With Your Child's Cancer-Care Team - 2017-11-16
"If your child has cancer and is being treated by a team of specialists, frequent and open communication is essential." More

Health Tip: If There's a Wildfire Nearby - 2017-11-16
"Smoke from a nearby wildfire threatens anyone, but poses even more of a threat to people with asthma, COPD, heart disease or diabetes" 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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