Caregivers & Community Members

Cannabis Glossary

Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network, October 2019 There are many terms, slang words, and other nomenclatures related to marijuana. This glossary will help prevention professionals be more familiar with these terms, to aid in competency when discussing these... read more

Marijuana Myths and Facts

Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network, October 2019 This information sheet covers 7 common myths or misunderstandings as related to marijuana. These include myths on addiction, impairment, and other health effects. Each of the 7 myths is countered with the... read more

This is Quitting

Tobacco Free Rhode Island, 2019 TFRI, in collaboration with Truth Initiative, is excited to be launching the This Is Quitting youth e-cigarette quit program here in Rhode Island. The program is now live and free to use. Youth can text “Hope4RI” to 88709... read more

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... read more

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... 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)