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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

More Childbearing Women Having Suicidal Thoughts: Study - 2020-11-20
"The number of women who contemplate suicide or self-harm during or after pregnancy may be on the rise, a large, new study suggests." More

Disasters Leave a Rise in Suicides in Their Wake: Study - 2020-11-20
"Researchers found that the severe emotional distress and anxiety for those who have lived through major disasters can also lead to suicide." More

Buying Gun During Pandemic Might Raise Suicide Risk - 2020-11-17
"Those who buy guns as the pandemic rages are more likely to be suicidal than those who already own firearms, a new study finds." More

Could Propecia Up Young Men's Suicide Risk? - 2020-11-12
"Young men who consider using the drug Propecia to prevent baldness may be putting themselves at risk for depression and suicide, a new study suggests." More

Vaping Lures Teens to Smoking: Study - 2020-11-10
"Instead of being a safe alternative to smoking, vaping may serve as an enticing gateway to the cigarette habit for some teens, new research shows." More

U.S. Sets Another Daily Record for COVID Cases as Virus Spreads on College Campuses - 2020-11-06
"As the daily U.S. coronavirus case count shattered yet another record on Thursday with 121,000 infections reported, a new survey shows that nearly a quarter of a million COVID-19 cases have now been identified at colleges and universities nationwide." More

Vaping and Lung Damage in Teens: What's the Real Link? - 2020-10-14
"The purported link between e-cigarettes and lung damage might be more complicated than first thought, a new study reports." More

Parents Often in the Dark When Kids Take Up Vaping - 2020-10-06
"Parents are often clueless when their kids start smoking e-cigarettes, a new study finds." More

4 in 10 Teens, Young Adults Have Used CBD Oil, Study Finds - 2020-10-06
"Many teenagers and young adults may be using so-called CBD products, often in the belief that they will aid health conditions, a preliminary study suggests." More

Money Worries Raise Suicide Risk in People With ADHD: Study - 2020-10-05
"There's a link between attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), financial stress and suicide risk, a new study suggests." More

During Stress of Pandemic, Know Suicide's Warning Signs - 2020-09-29
"Financial struggles, social isolation and anxiety are triggering feelings of hopelessness and helplessness during the COVID-19 pandemic, so it's important to know the warning signs when someone is contemplating suicide, an expert says." More

How You Can Help Prevent Suicide During the COVID-19 Pandemic - 2020-09-26
"Challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic may increase the risk of suicide, so it's crucial to know the warning signs, a mental health expert says." 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

Sue Davis, LICSW           Manager, Student Assistance Services               sdavis@risas.org

 
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