Prescription Drugs

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

Video Profile: Governor Raimondo’s Opioid Overdose Task Force Strategic Plan

Governor Gina Raimondo’s Opioid Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force focuses on saving lives and changing the social conditions that cause substance use disorders and keep people with substance use disorders from getting effective support. In this... read more

Environmental Strategies to Prevent the Non-Medical Use of Prescription Drugs

Education Development Center, 2018 Environmental Prevention Strategies (EPS) are population-based interventions that change the context in which individuals make decisions.1 EPS are important because they have the potential to alter the environment in such a way as to... read more

Assessing and Addressing Opioid Use Disorder

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, October 2017 This module will cover the CDC-recommended options for assessing and addressing opioid use disorder (OUD). The goal of this training is to have participant understand how opioid use disorder is diagnosed using... read more

Reducing the Risks of Opioids

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, October 2017 This module will cover the CDC-recommendations for reducing the risks of opioids. You will have the opportunity to learn more about strategies to mitigate risk to your patients taking opioids. You will also have... 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)