In the News2020-08-02T02:42:07+00:00
2303, 2019

Rhode Island awarded $6.5M to fight opioid addiction

March 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on Rhode Island awarded $6.5M to fight opioid addiction

      PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island has been awarded $6.5 million in federal funding to fight opioid addiction. The state’s congressional delegation announced the funding from a Substance Abuse and Mental Health [...]

1903, 2019

A Rhode Island Grandmother Reaches Out to Help Other Grandparents Affected by Opioid Crisis

March 19th, 2019|Comments Off on A Rhode Island Grandmother Reaches Out to Help Other Grandparents Affected by Opioid Crisis

By Tonya Tavares, Technology Transfer Specialist, VT, ME, NH, RI, CT, MA The Request A Rhode Island grandmother, whose daughter has an opioid use disorder, is now raising her grandchild and requested assistance from the [...]

3011, 2018

The Grandmother Hypotheses

November 30th, 2018|Comments Off on The Grandmother Hypotheses

  Anthropologists and evolutionary psychologists have even suggested that grandparents—and grandmothers specifically—have played an important role in human survival throughout evolution. The “Grandmother Hypothesis” proposes that help from the maternal grandmother would lead to increased [...]