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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.

Aug 23, 2022

Building Connections
Episode 34 with Kathy Sullivan & Bob Houghtaling

 Raising Awareness

Angel Schultz, Prevention Specialist for West Warwick’s Health Equity Zone–HEZ, discusses her work raising awareness of our nation’s opioid epidemic. Special emphasis is placed on outreach, reducing stigma and supporting...


Aug 16, 2022

Building Connections
Episode 33 with Kathy Sullivan & Bob Houghtaling

Supporting Marginalized Youth

Deidre O’Donnell, Program Manager with the South County Prevention Coalition, discusses her work addressing youth tobacco use and marginalized populations. Special emphasis is placed on health disparities in the LGBTQ+...


Aug 9, 2022

Building Connections
Episode 32 with Kathy Sullivan & Bob Houghtaling

Saving Lives

 Michelle McKenzie, co-founder of Preventing Overdoses & Naloxone Intervention (PONI), discusses the importance of harm reduction strategies and how these can work closely with Prevention. Special emphasis is placed on naloxone kit...