Prescription Drugs

Rx Awareness Campaign

CDC, 2019 The Rx Awareness campaign tells the real stories of people whose lives were torn apart by prescription opioids. The goal of the campaign is to increase awareness that prescription opioids can be addictive and dangerous. The campaign also strives to decrease... read more

Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit

SAMSHA, 2018 This toolkit offers strategies to health care providers, communities, and local governments for developing practices and policies to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths. Access reports for community members, prescribers, patients and... read more

Tips for Teens: The Truth About Opioids

SAMHSA, 2019  This fact sheet for teens provides facts about opioids. It describes short- and long-term effects and lists signs of opioid use. The fact sheet helps to dispel common myths about opioids. Access sources cited in this fact sheet Click here to access this... read more

FEND Rhode Island Pilot Report

Preventum Initiative, January 2020 FEND (Full Energy, No Drugs) is a different kind of drug education and prevention campaign that combines evidence-based research, gamification, and rewards. FEND focuses on building resiliency and changing attitudes and knowledge... read more

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

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)