Other Drugs

Cannabis Use and Risk of Prescription Opioid Use Disorder in the United States

Olfson et al., 2017 This publication discusses research conducted to determine whether cannabis use is associated with a change in the risk of incident nonmedical prescription opioid use and opioid use disorder at 3-year... read more

Little Evidence to Show E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit Real Cigarettes

Catherine Dunn, May 17, 2015 This article discusses e-cigarettes and addresses the suggestion that these devices aid in smoking cessation. read more

What to do about E-Cigarettes

This article discusses the struggles employers face to fit e-cigarettes into existing smoke-free policies. Click to view the article: http://www.hreonline.com/HRE/print.jhtml?id=534357474 read more

Drug Facts: Electronic Cigarettes (E-cigarettes)

National Institute on Drug Abuse, June 2017 This document serves as a concise factsheet for electronic cigarette information. It covers electronic cigarette basics, how they work, use in teens, effects on the brain, general health effects, and use in smoking... read more

Recovery Support Line Now Available 24/7

Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals, March 16, 2017 The State’s dedicated recovery support phone line – 401-942-STOP (7867) –now connects Rhode Islanders with treatment and recovery supports at any time, day or night, 365 days... 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)