Prescription Drugs

Rhode Island Drug Disposal Sites

Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center (RIPRC) List of permanent prescription drug disposal sites throughout the state of RI. Updated April 2014. read more

Alcohol and Other Drug Policy Recommendations for Schools (2012-2013)

New Hampshire Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Intervention and Treatment This document includes information and suggestions for a range of possible policy components, from philosophy statements, commitments to professional development and... read more

Prescription Drug Misuse Among Teens Fact Sheet

Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center (RIPRC) This factsheet describes the growing issue of prescription drug use amongst teenagers, an emerging issue -as only marijuana has higher rates of use. read more

Prescription Drug Abuse: Strategies to Stop the Epidemic 2013, Rhode Island Brief

Trust for America’s Health, 2013 This brief reviews a range of national recommendations and examines a set of 10 indicators of strategies being used in states to help curb the prescription drug abuse epidemic. The brief also reviews state rates and trends related to... read more

Rhode Island Department of Education Comprehensive Health Instructional Outcomes

Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education 2003, 2012 This document complements the Rhode Island Health Education Framework. It is intended for use by those involved in K-12 comprehensive health education curriculum development at the district and... read more

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