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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.

Jul 28, 2021


A Healthy Place
Building Connections Episode 6

Becky Merritt, Branch Manager for the Kent County YMCA, discusses how exercise, socialization and relaxation promotes health. Special emphasis is placed on youth related summer camps and adult fitness programs. The ‘Y’ is a wonderful resource as we begin to move back...


Apr 13, 2021

Moving Ahead
with Kathy Sullivan and Bob Houghtaling/Prevention During a Pandemic

Andy Wade, Community Services Director for the Town of East Greenwich, meets with Kathy and Bob to discuss the importance of Parks and Recreation Programs in recovery from the Covid-19 crisis. Additional emphasis is placed on creating...


Mar 15, 2021

Lucy’s Booth Episode 22
Irish Eyes

Sophie Brusini and Bob Houghtaling celebrate Irish culture by recognizing dance, along with music, from the Emerald Isle. Special emphasis is placed on Irish Step Dancing as well as stereotypes pertaining to excessive drinking of alcohol.


Mar 9, 2021

Managing During a Crisis
with Kathy Sullivan and Bob Houghtaling/Prevention During a Pandemic

Andrew Nota, Town Manager for East Greenwich RI, joins Kathy and Bob to discuss the many challenges presenting residents (of EG) during Covid-19. Special emphasis is placed on Mental Health considerations as well as attempts to...


Jan 12, 2021

Prevention During A Pandemic
with Kathy Sullivan and Bob Houghtaling

Kathy and Bob provide an overview of Prevention During a Pandemic’s 2020 year. Their conversation examines a myriad of topics that were discussed by an array of talented guests. Both are looking forward to future interviews and a brighter New Year.