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The Rhode Show: Back to School Abuse Prevention Tips for Parents

The Rhode Show, September 3, 2019 Getting ready for the upcoming school year is not all about notebooks, brand-new clothes or lunchboxes. It is also about preparing your child for a new transition and laying the foundation for good communication. The Rhode Show spoke...

U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory: Marijuana Use and the Developing Brain

US Department of Health and Human Services, August 2019 This advisory is intended to raise awareness of the known and potential harms to developing brains, posed by the increasing availability of highly potent marijuana in multiple, concentrated forms. These harms are...

Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals

US Department of Health and Human Services, May 2019 Cultural and linguistic competency is recognized as an important strategy for improving the quality of care provided to clients from diverse backgrounds. The goal of this e-learning program is to help behavioral...

Guia de Vapear: Vaping Guide in Spanish

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, 2019 La intención de esta guía es ayudarle a entender lo que es el vapeo, porqué atrae tanto a los jóvenes, y qué dice la investigación científica acerca de los riesgos y lo todavía desconocido, ya que no existen estudios de largo...

Opioid Use in Rhode Island 2017

State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW), May 2017 This data brief was created by the SEOW on behalf of the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH). It focuses on trends in opioid use and opioid related...