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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,...


Jun 2, 2021

Preventing Underage Drinking
with Kathy Sullivan and Bob Houghtaling/
Prevention During a Pandemic

Kathy Gardner, discusses her work coordinating a Partnership for Success Grant, which addresses underage drinking. Special emphasis is placed on a myriad of creative initiatives which include; Sticker Shock, Mocktails and a...


Apr 6, 2021

Leading the Way
with Kathy Sullivan and Bob Houghtaling/Prevention During a Pandemic

Sandra DelSesto, Consultant/Master Trainer, meets with Kathy and Bob to discuss advances within the Substance Abuse Prevention Field as well as how Covid has impacted the profession. Her work helped to pave the way for others to...


Mar 30, 2021

Fresh Air
with Kathy Sullivan and Bob Houghtaling/Prevention During a Pandemic

Cyndi Rego joins Kathy and Bob to discuss her ever expanding role, with RISAS, which now includes working in East Greenwich/Warwick coordinating a Partnership for Success Grant. Special emphasis is also placed on addressing...


Mar 2, 2021


The Herren Project
with Kathy Sullivan and Bob Houghtaling

Claire Akin, from the Herren Project, discusses her role, how the organization reaches out, and an overview of services offered. The Herren Project was created by Chris Herren, a former NBA Star, who suffered through addiction, and now works to support...