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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.

Oct 29, 2021

Social and Emotional Development

The Covid-19 Crisis has impacted students in many ways – one of the most salient being Mental Health. In addition to placing kids under stress and distancing them from supports, Covid has also led to situations that have delayed emotional maturation. In short, isolation appears to have...

Oct 26, 2021

Building Connections Episode 13
with Kathy Sullivan & Bob Houghtaling

Something Important to Hear

Kathi and Chris Sullivan revisit Building Connections to discuss their important work addressing substance abuse and mental health. Emphasis is placed on underage drinking, parenting, cultural norms and stigma. Both agree...

Oct 25, 2021

Lucy’s Booth
Episode 33 with Sophie Brusini and Bob Houghtaling

Under the Sea

Darian Lisle, an Aquarist, discusses her work at Mystic Aquarium. Special emphasis is placed on how she got involved with studying sea life as well as the importance of protecting our oceans. Finally, significant detail is given to the many...

Oct 19, 2021

Building Connections Episode 12
with Kathy Sullivan & Bob Houghtaling

Addressing Alcohol

Cyndi Rego, from the Kent County Prevention Coalition, discusses her role administering the Partnership for Success Grant. Special emphasis is placed on Sticker Shock and supporting local coalition member’s efforts. Finally, PAWS...

Oct 4, 2021

Lucy’s Booth
Episode 32 with Sophie Brusini and Bob Houghtaling

An Important Perspective

Esme Ginsberg, a senior at East Greenwich High School, joins Lucy’s Booth to discuss mental health, handling the Covid-19 crisis and a unique senior project. Special emphasis is placed on attempts to find balance, and meaning,...