Rhode Island Student Assistance Services (RISAS) provides evidence-based programs in schools and communities to prevent substance use and promote mental health.


RI Youth Mental Health Webinar Series

This series of topical webinars on youth mental health issues is brought to you by the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), Rhode Island Student Assistance Services (RISAS), and our expert presenters.

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My student assistance counselor helped me through the toughest times of my life. Without her, I would not have graduated high school.

- Mallory, former student, age 24

Our Impact

RISAS partners with every community in Rhode Island.

Middle and high schools participate in Project SUCCESS

Students have access to a student assistance counselor in their school

Youth and adults trained in the warning signs of suicide and how to help

RISAS is a Recovery Friendly Workplace and an equal opportunity employer.