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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

Clinician Awareness of Exercise Addiction May Be Lacking - 2017-04-27
"Health care professionals need to recognize exercise addiction and understand its risks, according to a practice pointer published online April 19 in the BMJ." More

Pediatricians Missing Elevated Blood Lead Levels in U.S. - 2017-04-27
"Many children with a blood lead level ≥10 µg/dL are being missed by pediatric care providers, according to a study published online April 27 in Pediatrics." More

EHR Documentation May Help in Harm Reduction Initiatives - 2017-04-27
"EHR-based initiative tied to more than 30 percent reduction in harm for hospital-acquired infections" More

Gene Expression Profile Improves ID of High-Risk Melanoma - 2017-04-27
"A validated 31-gene expression profile signature improves identification of patients with melanoma at high risk of metastasis when used in combination with the American Joint Committee on Cancer outcome prediction tool, according to a study published in the May issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology." More

Could Germs in the Gut Give Rise to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? - 2017-04-27
"Intestinal bacteria yield clues to the mysterious ailment, researchers say." More

Docs May Miss Major Cause of Vision Loss in Seniors - 2017-04-27
"1 in 4 cases of age-related macular degeneration initially goes unrecognized, research suggests." More

No Excuses: Exercise Can Overcome the 'Obesity Gene' - 2017-04-27
"Physical activity appears to lower effects of key DNA linked to weight gain, study finds." More

April 29 Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day - 2017-04-27
"Safe disposal helps prevent unwanted meds from being abused, U.S. officials say." More

Crossroads for Obamacare - 2017-04-27
"GOP efforts to replace the health law may affect consumer choice, premiums and protections." More

FDA Warns Companies Selling Fraudulent Cancer Treatments - 2017-04-26
"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday posted warning letters to 14 companies that are illegally selling more than 65 unproven cancer treatments." More

AAP Stresses Medical Home Best for Acute Health Concerns - 2017-04-26
"The medical home is the ideal location for children to receive care for acute, nonemergency health concerns, according to a policy statement published online April 24 in Pediatrics." More

After Wisdom Tooth Removal, Watch Out for 'Dry Socket' - 2017-04-26
"Allowing the wound to heal helps prevent this painful complication, expert says." More

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Sarah Dinklage, LICSW
Executive Director

sdinklage@risas.org

Charles Cudworth, MA
Director, SAS

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Leigh Reposa, MSW, LICSW
Program Manager
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Colleen Judge, LMHC                  Manager, SAS
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Kathleen Sullivan
Manager, Community Prevention
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