Promoting Positive Change

in Rhode Island Communities.

RI PREVCON 2019

Click below to view additional details and register for for the Governor’s Council on Behavioral Health’s Prevention Advisory Committee’s prevention conference, RI PREVCON 2019.

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.

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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Suicide Prevention

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

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

WEBINAR – “Synthetic Marijuana:” What Is It, Why Is It Dangerous, and How Can We Prevent Youth from Using It?

Pain and Symptom Management for People with Serious Illness in the Context of the Opioid Epidemic: A Workshop

Boundary Issues and Dual Relationships in Substance Abuse Treatment

Problem Gambling Services Academy

World AIDS Day – 30th Anniversary Commemoration

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ONLINE COURSE – Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Abuse Prevention Practitioners

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

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Risk-Management in Behavioral Health: Ethical and Legal Perspectives

The Efficacy of Art Therapy in Various Levels of Treatment

Vigil for Victims of Drunk Driving

Problem Gambling Services Academy

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Co-Occurring Disorders: Integrated Treatment for Mental health and Substance Use Disorders

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The ICRC-S Webinar Series: Preventing Suicide through Social Connectedness

Problem Gambling Services Academy

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

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Fri 14

Problem Gambling Services Academy

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Jan 10

RI PREVCON 2019

January 10, 2019

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)