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Each week I interview guests who delve into a myriad of substance abuse, mental health and social justice concerns. Hear some provocative discussions that will hopefully provide an impetus for change and better understanding.

Sep 14, 2021

Building Connections Episode 11
with Kathy Sullivan & Bob Houghtaling

A Much Needed REST

Laurie MacDougall, Co-founder of REST, discusses her work supporting families who have a member experiencing Substance Use Disorder. Special emphasis is placed on efforts to maintain connections during Covid-19, future endeavors,...


Sep 13, 2021

Lucy’s Booth
with Sophie Brusini and Bob Houghtaling

Sophie Brusini and Bob Houghtaling visit Lucy’s Booth to discuss upcoming topics as well as how young learners are feeling regarding entering into the new school year. Special emphasis is placed on activities that have helped enhance resiliency.


Sep 6, 2021

PAWS….for a Moment: Episode 8
with Bob Houghtaling

Building Community

Bob Houghtaling and PAWS conclude their series of discussions by extolling the many virtues of building community. Along the way they highlight some of our present challenges and how these can be met when working together.


Aug 31, 2021

Building Connections Episode 10
with Kathy Sullivan & Bob Houghtaling

A Wonderful Gathering Place

Jennifer Beiermann, from the Warwick Public Library, discusses her work with children and teens. Special emphasis is placed on maintaining connections during the pandemic, the importance of having a safe gathering spot for...


Aug 30, 2021

PAWS….for a Moment: Episode 7
with Bob Houghtaling

Ahead of His Time

Bob Houghtaling and PAWS discuss the Alcohol Troubled Person model which was created by Alan Willoughby. Special emphasis is placed on early intervention, prevention, and how to address long held societal...