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Sexual Orientation and Health Risks among RI High School Students

Rhode Island Department of Health, 2014 This Health By Numbers article highlights RI High School data from the 2011 and 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS). read more

Youth at Risk: 2011 Rhode Island High School Sexual Orientation & Health Risks

Rhode Island Department of Health, 2012 This brief examines differences in health risks for lesbian, gay, bisexual, or unsure (LGBU) and heterosexual high school students, and whether those risks have improved or worsened over time (2007 to... read more

Kids at Risk (2013 RI High School Health Risks)

Rhode Island Department of Health, 2013 The purpose of this brief is to: identify unfavorable risk factors among RI high schoolers; see how RI students compare to their peers across the country; to see if RI risks have improved or worsened over time; to see if there... read more

Exploring Social Determinants of Health that Impact Teen Pregnancy

Office of Adolescent Health, 2012 This document aims to: develop a shared understanding about health equity and related concepts; explore the literature that exists to support a holistic approach to teen pregnancy prevention; explain how the environment where youth... read more

THRIVE: Strong Minds. Strong Bodies. Strong Schools.

THRIVE is Rhode Island’s Coordinated School Health Program. This provides links to school-related legislation, external resources, and current goings-on in Rhode Island schools. 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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