Promoting Positive Change

in Rhode Island Communities.

51st Annual Summer School "Re-Imagined"

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Summer School of Addiction Studies will be held virtually.

AAA Video Contest

Please be reminded about the AAA Video PSA Contest:  www.AAA.com/VideoContest [aaa.com] for high school students! (AAA needs entries!)  This year’s topic is marijuana impaired driving and we will be giving away $11,000 in prizes.  Contest rules and the entry/upload form can all be found on the www.AAA.com/VideoContest  website!

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. Please note that we can only provide certificates of course completion to those who work in Rhode Island.

What's Up with E-Cigarettes?

This e-training was developed for behavioral health, prevention, and treatment providers in Rhode Island. Please note that we can only provide certificates of course completion to those who work 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

Suicide Prevention at the Rhode Island Department of Health

Jeffrey Hill—Violence and Injury Prevention Coordinator at the Rhode Island Department of Health—discusses how RIDOH’s suicide prevention work has evolved, key accomplishments, important collaborations, and future plans for this work.

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

Ounce of Prevention 2020 Conference

Telehealth Learning and Discussion Series for SUD Treatment and Recovery Support Providers

Let’s Talk – Internet Safety

Telehealth Learning and Discussion Series for SUD Treatment and Recovery Support Providers

CANCELLED: Taylor’s Message

South County Regional Coalition Meeting

Warwick Collaborative Meeting

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Strong Arms Support Group

Virtual Strong Arms Support Group

Telehealth Learning and Discussion Series for SUD Treatment and Recovery Support Providers

Addressing HIV, HCV, and Other STDs in RI

Telehealth Learning and Discussion Series for SUD Treatment and Recovery Support Providers

South Kingstown Municipal Coalition Meeting

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Community Hike

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Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit & SAM Summit

Chariho Youth Task Force Public Meeting

Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit & SAM Summit

Mental Health Needs in Children & Adolescents: Screening and Treatment

Telehealth Learning and Discussion Series for SUD Treatment and Recovery Support Providers

Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit & SAM Summit

Telehealth Learning and Discussion Series for SUD Treatment and Recovery Support Providers

Screenagers – The Next Chapter VIRTUAL

Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit & SAM Summit

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

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CANCELLED: Community Wellness Event: FREE Yoga

CANCELLED: Community Wellness Event: FREE Chair Massage

Virtual Strong Arms Support Group

CANCELLED: Community Wellness Event: FREE Yoga and Chair Massage

Telehealth Learning and Discussion Series for SUD Treatment and Recovery Support Providers

CANCELLED: Community Wellness Event: FREE Yoga and Chair Massage

CANCELLED: Community Wellness Event: FREE Chair Massage, Stretch Therapy, Reiki, and Meditation

Ethical and Liability Issues

CANCELLED: Community Wellness Event: FREE Chair Massage, Reiki, and Yoga

North Kingstown Municipal Coalition Meeting

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Community Hike

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Surviving Change

Telehealth Learning and Discussion Series for SUD Treatment and Recovery Support Providers

Beyond the Juul, What’s Next?: Tools to Make Your School Vape-Free

Warwick Collaborative Meeting

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Wed 08

Addressing HIV, HCV, and Other STDs in RI

April 8 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wed 08

South Kingstown Municipal Coalition Meeting

April 8 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Sat 11

Community Hike

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon 13

Chariho Youth Task Force Public Meeting

April 13 @ 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)