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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.

Nov 23, 2020

Episode 12: Lucy’s Booth
Teach Your Children

Mr. Tim Kenney joins Michaela Shunney and Sophie Brusini, at Lucy’s Booth, to discuss how the Coronavirus has impacted the education process. Special emphasis is placed on distance learning, teacher burn-out and the challenges facing young learners during trying times.


May 4, 2020

Much Needed Assistance

Sarah Dinklage, Founding Director of RI Student Assistance Services, discusses how the Coronavirus has impacted youth and families. Special emphasis is placed on creating ways to connect with youth in need during these trying times.

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Apr 17, 2020

Craig Levis, Superintendent of the Coventry Public Schools, joins Kathy and Bob to discuss how the Coronavirus crisis has impacted students, parents along with faculty members. Special emphasis is placed on supporting the social/emotional needs of young learners.


Apr 8, 2020

Bob Houghtaling (Mr. Bob) speaks to teens about how drugs, including alcohol, are marketed. Much of this presentation concerns how we need to become better critical thinkers as well as where our information comes from.


Apr 27, 2019

University of RI School of Pharmacy students, Garret Carmichael and Scott Miele, discuss a myriad of issues inclusive of opioid abuse, marijuana use and the importance of the Pharmacist’s role. Special emphasis is placed on how their field has evolved over the years.