Kent County Regional Prevention Coalition

 

Coventry • East Greenwich • Exeter West Greenwich • Warwick • West Warwick

 

Check Out Our COVID-19 Special Edition Projects


Raising Healthy Teens Newsletter! 

Creative Connection During COVID

 

Prevention in a Pandemic Podcast 

with Bob Houghtaling and Kathy Sullivan

 

THANK YOU!

To all of our members, partner agencies and YOU for helping us spread kindness during COVID and beyond!

 


 

On-going Events & Resources:

Meet Our Coalition Leaders


Regional Director

Kathy Sullivan:  ksullivan@risas.org

Grant Managers

Partnership for Success

 Jane Sullivan: jsullivan@risas.org

State Opioid Response

 Cyndi Rego: crego@risas.org

 

Our (Incredible) Community Coordinators

Coventry

Dana Daverna   DDeverna@comcap.org

 

Exeter West Greenwich

Paul Mangino, Jr  paulmanginojr@outlook.com

 

East Greenwich

Bob Houghtaling rhoughtaling2@verizon.net

West Warwick

Astrid Meijer, M.Ed, APS  ameijer.wwpc@gmail.com

Warwick

Maureen Gouveia   maureen.gouveia@warwickri.com

Help Prevent the Opiate Crisis

Make sure you secure medications in your home

Have a Loved One challenged with Addiction? 

        Seek support - Regular meetings St Lukes E Greenwich

Additional resources those working with children:

  • Sesame Street Series
    • Sesame Street has created a series of videos that include 6-year-old Karli, talking to her friends about her mom's struggle with drug addiction.

  • Camp Mariposas
    • The Eluna Network runs Camp Mariposas in more than a dozen states. They offer a range of online resources for adults who want to help children whose families struggle with addiction. Customized help is also available.

  • The Hazelden Betty Ford Children's Program 
    • This program provides support, education, and care to kids who grow up in a family with alcohol or drug addiction.

  • National Association for Children of Addiction
    • Also known as NACoA, this organization offers a range of resources about the impact of alcohol and drug abuse on children and families. They also offer resources to help build resilience in children.

  • SAMHSA's Opioid Treatment Program Directory
    • The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. National Helpline [1-800-662-HELP (4357)] is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. 

 

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