BHDDH’s Substance Use Prevention Fact Sheet
RI Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals, August 2020
This fact sheet was developed by BHDDH to provide users with more information on what substance use prevention entails. The fact sheet defines prevention, outlines various prevention strategies, directs users to more information on SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Planning Framework, and describes opportunities for prevention.
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.