90 minutes to save a life

Posted June 12, 2017

Free QPR suicide prevention training (QPR): 90 minutes. St. Andrews Lutheran Church, Charlestown, June 15, 6:30 pm. Registration information below... Read More »

Surge in drug overdoses in R.I. - (from

Posted March 30, 2017

By Lynn Arditi Journal staff writer Posted Mar 29, 2017 at 6:43 PM Updated Mar 29, 2017 at 9:13 PM State health officials are reporting a surge of drug overdoses in Rhode Island. At least 15 people were treated in hospital emergency rooms for suspected opioid overdoses... Read More »

New RICAN food rescue program open to all

Posted March 10, 2017

The RICAN (RI Center Assisting those in Need) food pantry in Charlestown now has a program collecting food that is being disposed of by local markets for being past their sell-by dates, but that is still safe and edible. These food items are supplemental to the usual pantry program and can be... Read More »

OK Boots, Start Walkin'

Posted March 2, 2017

There are few things in the world better for your health than a nice walk in the woods. That's why Wood River Health is partnering with the Westerly Land Trust and South County Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds to encourage our own patients and the general public as well to get out for a walk... Read More »

Rhode Islanders to Rally to Help Save Our Health Care

Posted January 10, 2017

Reed, Whitehouse, Langevin & Cicilline to join RIers for a day of action to help protect Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security & more This weekend, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline will join with Rhode Island workers,... Read More »