Promoting Positive Change

in Rhode Island Communities.

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.

New Hands Free Mobile Device Law

A new Rhode Island law will prohibit any driver use of hand-held wirelesses communication devices.

Drive Safe 4 Life Media Campaign

Drive Safe 4 Life is an impaired driving prevention media campaign. Click to watch the first of the campaign’s videos on YouTube!

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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SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment)

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

Care of Older Adults with Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorders

2018 Reproductive Health Summit

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Webinar: Part 1 – Sustainability: Building on Strategies & Outcomes

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2018 New England School of Best Practices in Addiction Treatment

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

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2018 New England School of Best Practices in Addiction Treatment

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2018 Reproductive Health Summit

August 15 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 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)