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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.

Dec 14, 2021

Building Connections Episode 17
with Kathy Sullivan & Bob Houghtaling

Leading the Way

Elizabeth Beisel, three-time Olympic swimmer, joins Kathy and Bob to discuss challenges regarding mental health, time management and staying grounded while competing at the highest level. Special emphasis is placed on her raising...

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...

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.