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Video Profile: Governor Raimondo’s Opioid Overdose Task Force Strategic Plan

Governor Gina Raimondo’s Opioid Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force focuses on saving lives and changing the social conditions that cause substance use disorders and keep people with substance use disorders from getting effective support. In this video profile, Governor Raimondo, Senior Advisor Tom Coderre, and others discuss the four pillars of the Opioid Overdose Task Force Strategic Plan and highlight some of the work that is being done in Rhode Island to prevent opioid use and opioid related deaths.

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 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

Video Profile: Governor Raimondo’s Opioid Overdose Task Force Strategic Plan

Governor Gina Raimondo’s Opioid Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force focuses on saving lives and changing the social conditions that cause substance use disorders and keep people with substance use disorders from getting effective support. In this video profile, Governor Raimondo, Senior Advisor Tom Coderre, and others discuss the four pillars of the Opioid Overdose Task Force Strategic Plan and highlight some of the work that is being done in Rhode Island to prevent opioid use and opioid related deaths.

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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Rhode Island TeacherFest

Rhode Island TeacherFest

Youth Mental Health First Aid

South County Regional Coalition Meeting

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Charlestown Seafood Festival

Charlestown Seafood Festival

Charlestown Seafood Festival

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

National Night Out

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Risky Business: Adolescent Substance Use

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Dominican Music and Cultural Festival of RI

Strong Arms Support Group

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Washington County Fair

Suicide Prevention

Washington County Fair

Critical Crossroads: Pediatric Mental Health Care in the Emergency Department

Washington County Fair

Suicide: Screening, Prevention and Response

Washington County Fair

Back to School Celebration/ Backpacks Distribution

Washington County Fair

27th Annual New England School of Best Practices in Addiction Treatment

27th Annual New England School of Best Practices in Addiction Treatment

Youth Mental Health First Aid

27th Annual New England School of Best Practices in Addiction Treatment

WEBINAR – Substance Use Trends from Opioids to E-Cigs to Marijuana: ME, VT, NH

27th Annual New England School of Best Practices in Addiction Treatment

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Mayor Jorge Elorza’s Seniors Day in the City

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Difficult to Engage Clients: Overcoming Resistance with Motivation Interviewing

Strong Arms Support Group

School Resource Officer (SRO) Training

Advanced Ethical Issues in Community Health

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Tue 20

Youth Mental Health First Aid

August 20 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 24

Mayor Jorge Elorza’s Seniors Day in the City

August 24 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon 26

Strong Arms Support Group

August 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue 27

School Resource Officer (SRO) Training

August 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed 28

Advanced Ethical Issues in Community Health

August 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sep 05

South County Regional Coalition Meeting

September 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sep 16

Strong Arms Support Group

September 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 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)