Prevention Providers & Educators

A Parent’s Guide: Drug Slang

BHDDH, July 2021 It is important for prevention providers, caregivers and educators to be informed about the different slang words used in reference to specific drugs and drug use. Often, creative names and abbreviations are used to disguise conversations and to not... read more

Suicide Resources at health.ri.gov

Rhode Island Department of Health Various suicide prevention resources can be found at https://health.ri.gov/violence/about/suicide/ and https://health.ri.gov/publications/bytopic.php?parm=Violence, including the new Portuguese translation of the Is Your Home Suicide... read more

Learn the Law: Preventing and Reducing Underage Drinking Series 1-24

SAMHSA: The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking, 2021 Alcohol remains the most widely used substance by young people. To address this public health issue, the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage... read more

Recorded Webinar – The RIPRC’s PFS Panel Discussion

The Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center, July 2021 This is a recording of the RIPRC’s PFS Panel Discussion, which was held on July 20th, 2021. During this webinar, the PFS (Partnerships for Success) Panel addresses education and messaging around best... read more

Who Is At Risk For Drowning

Drowning is a leading cause of death for all children. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, for every child who dies from drowning, another five receive emergency department care for non-fatal submersion injuries. Children 1 to 4 years old have the... 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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