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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.

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 29, 2021

Episode 25: Lucy’s Booth
Protecting the Land

Devon Parfait, future Chief of the Grand Caillou/Dulac Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw tribe, discusses issues facing his community at Lucy’s Booth. Special emphasis is placed on coastal land loss, educational challenges and the lack of economic opportunity for...

Mar 23, 2021

Recovery Friendly Workplaces
with Kathy Sullivan and Bob Houghtaling/Prevention During a Pandemic

Jonathan Goyer, Director of the RI Recovery Friendly Workplaces Initiative, joins Kathy and Bob to discuss the important role(s) business leaders can play in supporting employees struggling with Substance Use Disorder....

Mar 22, 2021

Lucy’s Booth Episode 24
The Talk Club

 Geoffrey Aptt joins Jadyn Cicerchia, and Bob Houghtaling, at Lucy’s Booth to discuss a new club he has helped to create at EG High School exploring diversity. Special emphasis is placed on addressing racism and encouraging people to develop a greater understanding of each...

Mar 18, 2021

Lucy’s Booth Episode 23
Food for Thought

Alison Tovar Ph.D., Associate Professor at the University of Rhode Island’s Nutrition and Food Sciences Department, shares her expertise regarding child obesity, the impact of marketing, and how many continue to struggle finding nutritious foods (food insecurity).