Providence, RI – NPR listeners know all too well that our nation is caught in a vise filled with all manner of domestic and international challenges and crises. War. Poverty. Hunger. Natural disasters. The list seems almost endless and has many of us thinking hard about what our nation's youth can do, individually and collectively, to help meet these challenges. That's certainly the case for Tim Rivinus.
Tim Rivinus lives in the Edgewood section of Cranston. He is a psychiatrist specializing in work with children, adolescents, people struggling with addictions, veterans, and trauma survivors. Rivinus reports that what is most important to him are relationships with family and friends, words, music, art, and hiking.