Promoting Positive Change

in Rhode Island Communities.

Why Don't I Vape?

This PSA highlights reason why youth choose not to vape. For more information on the risks of electrocic 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.

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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Anger Management

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Overview of Serious & Persistent Mental Illness

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program, Own Your Health

Introduction to Virtual Reality Meditation

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Getting Relationships Right

Tobacco Dependence: What You Need to Know to Help People Quit

Getting Relationships Right

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program, Own Your Health

Pregnancy and Addiction

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PTSD: Trauma Informed Care

PTSD: Trauma Informed Care

Trauma Informed Work with Survivors of Human Trafficking/Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

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Chronic Pain Self-Management Program, Own Your Health

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Strong Arms Support Group

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Essentials of Asset Building for Trainers & Facilitators

Tobacco-Free Generation Advocacy Day

Essentials of Asset Building for Trainers & Facilitators

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program, Own Your Health

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Parenting Matters Conference

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Prenatal Substance Exposure: Keeping Babies and their Parents in Mind

Keep Connected Institute for Strengthening Family Relationships

Crisis Response: Neurobiology, Medical Consequences, and the Treatment of Alcohol Overdose and Severe Alcohol Withdrawal

Keep Connected Institute for Strengthening Family Relationships

Cultural Intelligence: Understanding and Incorporating CLAS Standards into Practice

Suicide Assessment Using the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)

WEBINAR: How the Trauma Informed Approach can Help Treat Substance Use Disorder

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Addressing the Complex World of Personality Disorders

Strong Arms Support Group

Cultural Competency: Building Health Equity in the Workplace

Ounce of Prevention Conference 2019

Gender Specific Care: From Initiation to Aftercare, Understanding the Needs of Women in Substance Use Treatment

Mental Health First Aid (Adults)

Mental Health First Aid (Adults)

Ethics for Peer Recovery Specialists and Coaches

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Tobacco-Free Generation Advocacy Day

March 20 @ 2:45 pm - 4:30 pm
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Parenting Matters Conference

March 23 @ 8:00 am - 12:40 pm

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)