Promoting Positive Change

in Rhode Island Communities.

RIDOH Community Survey

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is looking for your input on what is important to you and your community to improve the health and wellbeing of families and children. This input will help guide RIDOH’s ongoing work of the Title V Maternal and Child Health and Family Visiting Programs. 

There are two surveys: one for families and one for professionals – both are voluntary and anonymous. You can fill out one or both surveys before February 14th.  Click here for the family/caregiver survey link. For the professional survey, click the link below.

Local Student Creates Opioid PSA

Check out this Rhode Show segment about a local youth’s public service announcement!

Behavioral Health in Rhode Island (2019): State Epidemiological Profile

This State Profile is guided by an outcomes-based framework, and as such, identifies specific areas of need, as well as potential risk and protective factors, from several ecological levels.

Prevention Ambassadors Scholarship

The goal of this scholarship/training is to support a group of five Hispanic, Latino, Bicultural, and/or bilingual individuals who wnat to pursue a Prevention certification nationwide.

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.

Kent County Prevention Coalition PSA

Check out Kent County Prevention Coalition’s latest public service announcement!

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.

RI Permanent Prescription Drug Disposal Sites

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

Community Profiles

What’s going on in your community? Community Profiles highlight substance use and mental health challenges in your community.

Provider
Profiles

BH Link – Behavioral Health Crisis Intervention Services

BHDDH’s Director of the Division of Behavioral Health, Corinna Roy, discusses the innovative behavioral health crisis intervention services provided by BH Link.

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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Youth mental Health First Aid Training

Strong Arms Support Group

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Youth mental Health First Aid Training

The Mystifying and Magnificent Teenager

Problem Gambling Services Academy IV

Medication-Assisted Treatment for Persons With Opioid Use Disorder: Treatment Protocols

Naloxone (Narcan) Training

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Sober Super Bowl

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA): 30th Annual National Leadership Forum & SAMHSA’s 16th Prevention Day

Mental Health Screening and the Latino Population (Held in Spanish)

Strong Arms Support Group

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA): 30th Annual National Leadership Forum & SAMHSA’s 16th Prevention Day

Public Health Advocacy Training

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA): 30th Annual National Leadership Forum & SAMHSA’s 16th Prevention Day

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA): 30th Annual National Leadership Forum & SAMHSA’s 16th Prevention Day

Cultural Competency to Reduce Health Disparities: Techniques and Strategies in Clinical Settings

South County Regional Coalition Meeting

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA): 30th Annual National Leadership Forum & SAMHSA’s 16th Prevention Day

Problem Gambling Services Academy IV

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Trauma and Substance Use in Families

Chariho Youth Task Force Public Meeting

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Evidence-Based & Emerging Best-Practices for Treating Co-Occurring Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders & Other Health Conditions

South Kingstown Municipal Coalition Meeting

Let’s Talk – Addiction and the Brain

Webinar – New England PTTC Needs Assessment: Key Results and Recomendations

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Screenagers The Next Chapter

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New England PTTC ECHO: Reducing Vaping Across New England by Building Prevention Competency & Capacity

North Kingstown Municipal Coalition Meeting

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Trauma in the Latino Community

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Strong Arms Support Group

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Discussing Mental Health – ASAPP

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Community Hike

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Thu 20

North Kingstown Municipal Coalition Meeting

February 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Sat 22

Trauma in the Latino Community

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon 24

Strong Arms Support Group

February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wed 26

Discussing Mental Health – ASAPP

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 29

Community Hike

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mar 05

Mental Health First Aid for Adults

March 5 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Mar 05

South County Regional Coalition Meeting

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mar 06

Mental Health First Aid for Adults

March 6 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 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)