Substance Abuse Prevention/Mental Health Promotion

Recorded RIDE Distance Learning Series Webinar – Risk and Resilience: Helping Teens and Families Cope with Mental Health Challenges

Rhode Island Department of Education in Collaboration with the Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center, November 16, 2020 This is the first webinar in the RIDE Distance Learning Series. This webinar was presented by Stacy Perin (The Spurwink School) and Sarah Dinklage... read more

Signs of Risky Behavior and Possible Drug Use in Your Teen

Southern Providence County Regional Coalition, 2020 While exploring the teen’s bedroom you will learn to spot signs of possible substance use. Room décor, hidden compartments, clothing and items are located in the room to conceal substance misuse and other risky... read more

Strategic Plan for Substance Misuse Prevention

Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities, and Hospitals, 2019 Developing an integrated behavioral health infrastructure is an on-going process. In 2016 the state moved from a municipal service planning and delivery model to a more... read more

It’s Ok to Not Be Ok Campaign- Naloxone Saves Lives

We’re excited to share a new It’s Ok Not to Be Ok campaign video about lifesaving naloxone, featuring Lily Rivera, Ashley Perry, and Colleen Daley Ndoye of Project Weber/RENEW. Many thanks to Lily, Ashley, and Colleen who were wonderful at communicating this important... read more

Substance Use Disorders Linked to COVID-19 Susceptibility

National Institutes of Health, September 2020 A National Institutes of Health-funded study found that people with substance use disorders (SUDs) are more susceptible to COVID-19 and its complications. The research, published in Molecular Psychiatry, was co-authored by... 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)