Other Drugs

Bad Influence: The use of legal and illegal drugs is a growing menace on our roadways

Auto Club Group AAA, 2016 Today, impaired driving involves much more than just alcohol. It includes illegal drugs such as heroin, meth and even “bath salts.” It also includes prescription drugs, which can be abused by those with a prescription or, frequently, those... read more

Rhode Island Peer Recovery Specialist Certification Guide: A Study Guide for the Certification Exam

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., March 2016 The Rhode Island Peer Recovery Specialist Certification Guide: A Study Guide for the Certification Exam is a resource funded by the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals... read more

SUBSTANCE USE AND MENTAL HEALTH IN RHODE ISLAND (2015) – A STATE EPIDEMIOLOGICAL PROFILE

Brown University School of Public Health, Center for Population Health and Clinical Epidemiology, State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW), November 2015, revised February 29, 2016 This is the State Epi Profile report. The purpose of this report is to identify... read more

Media Messaging Efforts to Reduce Opioid Misuse and Abuse: Selected Examples from the Northeast

SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies, February 27, 2016 Media, in its various forms, can be a powerful tool for conveying important public health messages. To help state-level prevention practitioners use media messaging to address the... read more

What is The College Life Study (CLS)?

University of Maryland  The College Life Study (CLS) originally was funded in July 2003. We know that many students engage in risky behaviors during college, such as drinking heavily and using illicit drugs. Some people might consider these behaviors “rites of... 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)