Promoting Positive Change

in Rhode Island Communities.

Request for Proposals

WPC/BVPC seeks providers of services within the region to support statewide efforts to reduce opioid use and overdose, for the period of July 2019 through December 2019.

Alcohol and Substance-Exposed Pregnancies

This mini-course provides a self-study option of maternal and child health program staff working with pregant women and their families.

Prevention Providers Contact List

This list of prevention providers contact information was updated on 5/21/19 to reflect recent staff changes.

RI PREVCON 2019

Take a look at some highlights from the recent statewide prevention conference: RI PREVCON 2019! Prevention works!

Why Don't I Vape?

This PSA highlights reason why youth choose not to vape. For more information on the risks of electronic cigarettes and vaping for you, go to www.riprevention.org.

Marijuana and the Adolescent Brain

This e-training was developed for behavioral health, prevention, and treatment providers in Rhode Island.

What's Up with E-Cigarettes?

This e-training was developed for behavioral health, prevention, and treatment providers in Rhode Island.

RI Permanent Prescription Drug Disposal Sites

Click to view BHDDH’s permanent prescription drug disposal sites flyer.

Non-Opioid Treatment Options Infographic

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is rolling out a series of infographics related to opioid awareness. Learn more about non-opioid treatment options and other prevention topics by clicking the button below.

Community Profiles

What’s going on in your community? Community Profiles highlight substance use and mental health challenges in your community.

Provider
Profiles

Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities, and Hospitals

Rebecca Boss, Director of BHDDH, discusses her experience in behavioral healthcare, as well her vision for the state agency she leads.

Anchor Recovery: Peer Recovery Services

George O’Toole, Manager of the Anchor ED program at Anchor Recovery Community Center – Pawtucket, discusses the importance of peer support systems in recovery.

BHDDH: Improving Youth Treatment Systems in Rhode Island

Trisha Suggs, BHDDH discusses her work on the State Youth and Young Adult Treatment Planning Grant.

Latest
Resources

Training & Events

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Pharmacists Teach and NAMI

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Moving Beyond the Silos: Creating a Continuum of Care Across Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery

Case-Based Learning Workshop

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4 Legs To Stand On

Strong Arms Support Group

Substance Use Disorder in Older Adults

Virtual Training of Trainers: Advanced Ethics in Prevention

Working with Returning Veterans: Some Considerations

Virtual Training of Trainers: Advanced Ethics in Prevention

It’s Time We Talk: Listening with the Heart

2019 Conference on Youth Sexual Health Education

Trauma-Informed Treatment for Those with PTSD

Every Body Is Beautiful Showcase

Rainbow Run Walk 5K

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Four Legs To Stand On: Act II

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Tips for Teens: Youth Champions and Resources Engaging Teens in Substance Use Prevention

Youth Mental Health First Aid

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Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Abuse Prevention Practitioners

Strong Arms Support Group

Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Abuse Prevention Practitioners

Rethinking Addiction in an Opioid Epidemic

Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Abuse Prevention Practitioners

Vaping: Addiction & the Brain

Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Abuse Prevention Practitioners

It’s Time We Talk: Community-wide “Dream Land” book discussion

Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Abuse Prevention Practitioners

Pregnancy and Addiction

Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Abuse Prevention Practitioners

The Drive Free Fundraising Event

Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Abuse Prevention Practitioners

Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Abuse Prevention Practitioners

Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Abuse Prevention Practitioners

Cracked Not Broken: The Kevin Hines Story

Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Abuse Prevention Practitioners

Columbia Suicide Screening Training

Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Abuse Prevention Practitioners

Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Abuse Prevention Practitioners

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Sat 25

The Drive Free Fundraising Event

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed 29

Columbia Suicide Screening Training

May 29 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Jun 03

Strong Arms Support Group

June 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Jun 03
Jun 10

June 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Jun 11

June 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Jun 12

RI Certification Board Informational Workshop

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

The Hope & Recovery
Support Line

In the event of an opioid overdose, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also talk to your doctor about medication-assisted treatment.

401.942.STOP (7867)