Other Drugs

Opioid Use in Rhode Island 2017

State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW), May 2017 This data brief was created by the SEOW on behalf of the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH). It focuses on trends in opioid use and opioid related... read more

Video Profile: Governor Raimondo’s Opioid Overdose Task Force Strategic Plan

Governor Gina Raimondo’s Opioid Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force focuses on saving lives and changing the social conditions that cause substance use disorders and keep people with substance use disorders from getting effective support. In this... read more

Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States, 1999–2017

Centers for disease Control and Prevention, 2018 Deaths from drug overdose continue to be a public health burden in the United States. This report uses the most recent final mortality data from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) to update trends in drug... read more

Counting Lives Instead of Deaths: A Mother’s Story of Overdose, Loss, and Hope | The Partnership

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, August 2018 “My 20-year-old daughter Casey died of an accidental heroin overdose on January 15, 2017. She told me that if something were ever to happen to her, she’d want me to write an honest obituary about her struggles with... read more

SAMHSA – Grantee Stories, Tools, and Resources

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2018 Find grantee stories, tools, videos, and other resources to support your prevention efforts. Click this link to visit this SAMHSA resource. read more

The Hope & Recovery
Support Line

In the event of an opioid overdose, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also talk to your doctor about medication-assisted treatment.

401.942.STOP (7867)