Caregivers & Community Members

State of Tobacco Control 2020

The American Lung Association, 2020 The 18th annual American Lung Association “State of Tobacco Control” report evaluates states and the federal government on actions taken to eliminate the nation’s leading cause of preventable death — tobacco use — and save lives... read more

State of Tobacco Control 2020

American Lung Association, January 2020 We know how to prevent tobacco use and help current smokers quit, but states and the federal government are not implementing these proven-effective, lifesaving laws and policies. The American Lung Association’s “State of Tobacco... read more

Smoking Cessation: A Report of the Surgeon General

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2020 Three decades after the first Surgeon General’s report on smoking cessation, the Surgeon General has released a new report that reviews and updates evidence on the importance of quitting smoking. The report... read more

Cannabis Use Among Drivers in Fatal Crashes in Washington State Before and After Legalization – 2020 Research Brief

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, January 2020 Washington State Initiative 502 (I-502), effective Dec. 6, 2012, legalized possession of small amounts of cannabis for recreational use by adults aged 21 years and older. It also included a prohibition against driving... read more

2018 Rhode Island Student Survey Summary

BHDDH, RIDOH, RIDE, 2018 The Rhode Island Student Survey (RISS) is a collaboration among the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (RI BHDDH), the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), and the Rhode Island... read more

BH Link

In the event of a mental health or substance use crisis, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Bilingual support and medications to assist with recovery are available.

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