Youth

A parent’s guide to preventing underage marijuana use

Seattle Children’s, 2014 How does marijuana use affect adolescent health and what parents can do to help. read more

Behavioral Health Fact Sheets

SAMHSA, September 2015 While many of us working in the substance misuse field have long-recognized the value of prevention, placing this work in the context of overall behavior health requires a critical shift in perspective. Applying a behavioral health lens to our... read more

TFRI Annual Meeting: Electronic Cigarettes

Tobacco Free Rhode Island, 2015 TFRI had its annual meeting in October 2015 on discussing electronic cigarettes: Who is using them? 2009 Tobacco Control Act What is the science? CDC – potential harms and benefits Federal, state and local initiatives Next... read more

Partners for Success

Youth Marijuana Use Prevention Initiative, 2015 In 2014, Citizens and Students Together (CAST) received funding from Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH) to implement the Partners for Success program in collaboration with the town of... read more

Don’t Forget the Families

Search Institute, 2015 Family Relationships are Key to Kids’ Character Strengths What families do together to build strong relationships in their everyday lives is the foundation for children developing the character strengths they need for success in school,... 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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