Population Health

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

Identifying Needs and Opportunities for Collaboration

The Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies When thinking about engaging partners in efforts to prevent substance use and misuse, a few key players may immediately come to mind, such as parents and law enforcement. While these more traditional partners... read more

Successes and Failures in Changing Multiple Behaviors in Populations of Primary Care Patients, Employees, and Parents

National Cancer Institute & National Institute of Aging, September 2018 These slides were from Dr. Colleen Redding’s presentation at the University of Rhode Island’s Well-being conference in September 2018. read more

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