Youth Mental Health Webinars

The RISAS Youth Mental Health Webinar Series, sponsored by the Rhode Island Department of Health, features local and national experts discussing issues related to youth mental health, trauma, and resilience. The free webinars are designed for educators, parents, and the general public.

Click on the links below to view the most recent webinars in the series. To view our entire library of webinars, click on the link for our YouTube Channel found at the bottom of the page.

Date and Time of Event

Webinar Title

September 9th, 2021 @ 6:30 PM

“Over the Counter” does not mean “On the Counter” with Kathy Sullivan
Suicide Prevention is Everyone’s Business with Leigh Reposa

September 15th, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

Supporting Your LGBTQIA+ Student’s or Child’s Coming Out with Dr. Alex Keuroghlian

September 22nd, 2021 @ 6:30 PM

Life after the Pandemic: Helping Youth Move on and Thrive with Dr. Heather Pelletier

Recorded Asynchronously

Digital citizenship and Internet Safety For Youth With Lisa Hoopis and Hannah Woodhouse

October 7th, 2021 @ 2:00 PM

Adolescent Substance Use: How to look, talk and listen to teens about substance use with Dr. Selby Conrad

October 13th, 2021 @ 6:30 PM

“Because I Said So…”: Positive Parenting Strategies to Promote Healthy Lifestyles” for the Latinx communities (“Porque Yo Lo Dije…” : Estrategias de Crianza Positiva Para Promover Estilos de Vida Saludables Para Las comunidades Latinx) with Mayra Peguero-Bueno 

In Spanish!

October 20th, 2021 @1:45 PM

Strategies to Support Trauma-Impacted Students in The Classroom with Dr. Kevin Plummer

November 2nd, 2021 @ 1:00 PM

Youth Empowerment with Lisa Hoopis and Hannah Woodhouse

November 8th, 2021 @ 6:30 PM

 The Neurobiology of Addiction: Bringing Science to the Streets, What educators need to know with Lee Dalphonse

November 9th, 2021 @ 6:30 PM

Social Media: Everything parents need to know with Jennifer Garviria. (Medios Sociales: Todo que los padres deben saber.)

In Spanish!

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