Caregivers & Community Members

Department of Health

The Rhode Island Department of Health aims to prevent disease and to protect and promote the health and safety of the people of Rhode Island. read more

Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for High School Students

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration This publication assists high schools and school districts in designing and implementing strategies to prevent suicide and promote behavioral health. It includes tools to implement a multi-faceted suicide... read more

Family Checkup: Positive Parenting Prevents Drug Abuse

National Institute on Drug Abuse This guide outlines practices that make for positive “family checkups”. Topics addressed include communication, encouragement, negotiation, setting limits, supervision, and knowing your child’s... read more

A Guide to Preventing Bullying, Teen Dating Violence, and Sexual Violence

Rhode Island Board of Regents for Primary and Secondary Education, 2012 According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, children who are bullied experience significant suffering that can interfere with their social and emotional development, as... read more

Preventing Teen Cough Medicine Abuse Flyer This one page flyer / factsheet discusses the details behind cough medicine abuse in teens and specifically defines the main ingredient, dextromethorphan (DXM). 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.

401.414.LINK (5465)