Prevention Basics Fact Sheet
Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center (RIPRC)
This fact sheet outlines the purpose of prevention: to stop the onset of destructive, high risk behaviors, while promoting positive, productive, and healthy lifestyle choices with a focus on building individual and community assets.
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.