Prescription Drugs

RI Drug Disposal Sites – March 2021

RI Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Hospitals, March 2021 See the attached flyer for all free, anonymous prescription drug disposal sites in Rhode Island. Under the name of each site is its location and phone number. read more

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

BH Link

In the event of a mental health or substance use crisis, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Bilingual support and medications to assist with recovery are available.

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