Rhode Island Student Assistance Services (RISAS) is a not-for-profit corporation established in 1986 to provide substance use prevention and mental health promotion services in schools and communities.
RISAS provides a range of evidence-based programs designed to prevent substance use and promote mental health in youth regardless of income level, cultural context, or immigration status. They provide a wide array of services for youth, schools, and communities, including a Youth Suicide Prevention Program.
Their Employee Assistance Division partners with employers to create a productive and healthy workplace. Working with students, parents, teachers, human service professionals, community leaders, health care providers, businesspeople, and clergy, their programs have touched thousands of lives.
For more information about Rhode Island Student Assistance Services, go to risas.org.