Caregivers & Community Members

Marijuana and Pregnancy

SAMHSA, 2019 Marijuana use during pregnancy can be harmful to a baby’s health and cause many serious problems, including stillbirth, preterm birth, and growth and development issues. This web page provides information on the health risks of marijuana use during... read more

Marijuana IQ Quiz

SAMHSA, 2019 How much do you really know about the effects and risks of marijuana? You might be surprised. Take this quiz to test your marijuana IQ. Click here to view the resource. read more

Know the Risks of Marijuana

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, May 2019 Marijuana use comes with real risks that can impact a person’s health and life. Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal substance in the U.S. and its use is growing. Marijuana use among all adult... read more

Marijuana Use, Effects, and Public Health Implications

Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University & Providence VA Medical Center, 2019 Click the link to view the slides from a recent presentation delivered by Jane Merik, Ph.D.   read more

RIDOH Code Video

Rhode Island Department of Health, 2018 A video that highlights the innovative work of five Rhode Island municipalities that developed comprehensive overdose response plans. Watch the video here. read more

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)