Mental Health

Recorded RIDE Distance Learning Series Webinar – Risk and Resilience: Helping Teens and Families Cope with Mental Health Challenges

Rhode Island Department of Education in Collaboration with the Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center, November 16, 2020 This is the first webinar in the RIDE Distance Learning Series. This webinar was presented by Stacy Perin (The Spurwink School) and Sarah Dinklage... read more

Suicide Attempts and Culturally Responsive Approaches for Latinos Factsheet

National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network, 2020 ” Suicide is a major public health concern as it is among the leading cause of death in the United States. Death by suicide and suicide attempts need to be understood with the... read more

Suicide Prevention Strategic Plan

CDC, August 2020 Suicide is a critical public health problem in the Unites States. Despite national, state, and local efforts to reduce suicide, rates continue to increase. A forward-looking effort, built upon new evidence and past accomplishments, is needed to reduce... read more

Coping with Stress

CDC, July 2020 The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a new disease and what could happen can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Public health actions, such as social... read more

The Behavioral Health System and its Response to COVID-19: A Snapshot Perspective

University of Michigan, 2020 Although this paper was written back in April of 2020 when COVID-19 was at its peak, it provides insight into what different Behavioral Health facilities are doing in response to COVID-19. Pay close attention to the subsection... 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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