Promoting Positive Change

in Rhode Island Communities.

RI Permanent Prescription Drug Disposal Sites

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

2017 NSDUH Results

This report summarizes key findings from the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) for national indicators of substance use and mental health among people aged 12 years old and older in the civilian, non-institutionalized population of the United States.

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.

RI PREVCON 2019

Save the date (January 10th, 2019) for the Governor’s Council on Behavioral Health’s Prevention Advisory Committee’s prevention conference.

RIDOH CODE Video

A video that highlights the innovative work of five Rhode Island municipalities that developed comprehensive overdose response plans.

Video Profile: Chariho Youth Task Force

Profile of the Chariho Youth Task Force in Rhode Island, serving the towns of Charleston, Hopkinton, and Richmond, through authentic, youth engagement. The Task Force is working to reduce substance misuse, promote mental health awareness, and encourage healthy lifestyles.

RIPRC Sponsored Events

RIPRC hosts variety of prevention trainings throughout the year, like this one on local policy. Click here to learn more…

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.

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Re-Thinking Addiction in an Opioid Epidemic

Strong Arms Support: Finding Hope Through the Addiction of a Loved One

Cultural Elements in Treating Hispanic and Latino Populations

What Every Behavioral Health Clinician Should Know About Social Security Disability Benefits

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Smart Approaches to Marijuana Summit

Alcohol Use Disorder

Problem Gambling Services Academy

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Suicide: Screening, Prevention, and Response

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Strategies to Help Children Who Struggle With Anxieties

Problem Gambling Services Academy

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Into the Fire: Understanding the Fire Service Culture

Care of Older Adults with Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorders

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) Core Competency Training

Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) Core Competency Training

Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) Core Competency Training

Problem Gambling Services Academy

Becoming Visible

Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) Core Competency Training

Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) Core Competency Training

Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) Core Competency Training

Strong Arms Support: Finding Hope Through the Addiction of a Loved One

Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) Core Competency Training

The Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health’s Non-Toxic Masculinity Series

Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) Core Competency Training

Addressing HIV, HCV and Other STDs in Rhode Island

State Options for Promoting Recovery among Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid or Substance Use Disorder

Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) Core Competency Training

CODAC Celebrates 40 Years of Serving Newport County

Problem Gambling Services Academy

Drug Take Back Day – Bristol, Warren, Barrington and East Providence Police Stations

Drug Take Back Day – Providence

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Into the Fire: Understanding the Fire Service Culture

Talking Sex, Puberty, and Relationships: A Resource for Parents

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Faith Forum for Prevention Professionals

Human Rights Officer

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Problem Gambling Services Academy

Pregnancy and Addiction

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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)