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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.

Dec 21, 2021

Building Connections Episode 18
with Kathy Sullivan & Bob Houghtaling

Looking Back–Moving Ahead

 Kathy and Bob discuss the incredible guests that have visited Building Connections during the course of 2021. Individuals from the Mental Health Field, law enforcement, town government, youth groups, athletics and...

Dec 14, 2021

Building Connections Episode 17
with Kathy Sullivan & Bob Houghtaling

Leading the Way

Elizabeth Beisel, three-time Olympic swimmer, joins Kathy and Bob to discuss challenges regarding mental health, time management and staying grounded while competing at the highest level. Special emphasis is placed on her raising...

Dec 7, 2021

Building Connections Episode 16
with Kathy Sullivan & Bob Houghtaling

The Art of Prevention

Danielle Jahnke, coordinator for a Drug-Free Community grant, discusses her work in the Kent County area. Focusing on the LGBTQ community, her work seeks to ameliorate substance related concerns through a myriad of strategies....

Nov 23, 2021

Kelly Wishart, Chief Operating Officer for Coastline EAP, discusses her work and how it supports employees struggling with mental health/substance abuse concerns. Special emphasis is placed on creating safe and supportive workplace communities.

Nov 2, 2021

Building Connections Episode 14
with Kathy Sullivan & Bob Houghtaling

Taking a STAAND

 Kimberly Maine, Advisor, along with Esmeralda Gonzalez and Tiffany Garant, from STAAND (Students Taking Action Against Negative Decisions), discuss their outstanding work in West Warwick addressing tobacco use, substance abuse, and...