Caregivers & Community Members

Substance Use Disorders Linked to COVID-19 Susceptibility

National Institutes of Health, September 2020 A National Institutes of Health-funded study found that people with substance use disorders (SUDs) are more susceptible to COVID-19 and its complications. The research, published in Molecular Psychiatry, was co-authored by... read more

REOPENING RI: Is Your Home Suicide Proof?

Rhode Island Department of Health, September 2020 Every year, millions of kids and teenagers seriously think about attempting suicide. You might think your child or teenager is not at risk for suicide, but why take a chance? These simple things can help you suicide... read more

Alcohol-Related Disparities Among Women: Evidence and Potential Explanations

Alcohol Research: Current Reviews, September 2020 Although research on alcohol-related disparities among women is a highly understudied area, evidence shows that racial/ethnic minority women, sexual minority women, and women of low socioeconomic status (based on... read more

Suicide Prevention Strategic Plan

CDC, August 2020 Suicide is a critical public health problem in the Unites States. Despite national, state, and local efforts to reduce suicide, rates continue to increase. A forward-looking effort, built upon new evidence and past accomplishments, is needed to reduce... read more

Coping with Stress

CDC, July 2020 The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a new disease and what could happen can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Public health actions, such as social... 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)