Population Health

Guideline Resources: Clinical Tools (Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2017  The Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain is intended to help providers determine when and how to prescribe opioids for chronic pain, and also how to use nonopioid and nonpharmacologic options that are... read more

Quality Improvement and Care Coordination: Implementing the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) aims to save lives and prevent prescription opioid misuse, opioid use disorder (OUD), and overdose by equipping providers with the knowledge, tools, and guidance they... read more

CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain — United States, 2016

Centers for disease Control and Prevention, 2016 This guideline provides recommendations for primary care clinicians who are prescribing opioids for chronic pain outside of active cancer treatment, palliative care, and end-of-life care. The guideline addresses 1) when... read more

RI PREVCON 2019 Keynote Address

Marisa Silveri, 2019 Marisa M. Silveri, PhD, has been studying the neurobiology of brain development and consequences of alcohol and drug abuse using preclinical and clinical models for over two decades. During her keynote address at RI PREVCON 2019, she presented an... read more

RI PREVCON 2019 Session – Combating the Latest Trends in Tobacco

Tobacco Free Rhode Island, 2019 The tobacco landscape is changing every day and is funded by an industry that spends over a million dollar an hour marketing their products. Join Tobacco Free Rhode Island and dive into the latest trends in youth tobacco use –... 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)