Substance Abuse Prevention/Mental Health Promotion

Building Health Equity & Inclusion

PTTC Culturally & Linguistically Appropriate Practices Work Group, January 2021 This resource list was developed by the PTTC Culturally & Linguistically Appropriate Practices Work Group, and represents a compilation of resources produced by the PTTC Network to...

Prevention Success Video Series

New England PTTC, January 2024 This video series highlights several initiatives from across New England following evidence-informed prevention practices to develop effective prevention programs. Through interviews, you will see examples of how these prevention...

Rhode Island Stack the Deck Harm Reduction Initiative (2023)

Rhode Island’ s “Stack the Deck” initiative aims to empower everyone with harm reduction tools and resources to successfully find care through compassionate, human connection and use substances more safely. This deck is made with input from people with lived and...

Rhode Island Harm Reduction Prevention Guide (2023)

SAMHSA defines harm reduction as a practical and transformative approach that incorporates community-driven public health strategies — including prevention, risk reduction, and health promotion — to empower people who use drugs and their families with the choice to...

Data Brief: Youth and Young Adult Marijuana Use In Rhode Island

BHDDH, September 2023 Although now legal in Rhode Island, marijuana is the most commonly used illicit substance in the U.S., particularly among youth (aged 12-17) and young adults (aged 18-25). While cannabis can have a variety of health benefits when medically used,...

October 2023 Drug Take Back Day Infographic

Drug Take Back Day is a campaign that encourages the safe disposal of unnecessary medications in an effort to prevent medication misuse. Thanks to our local substance use prevention community, Rhode Island's October 2023 Drug Take Back Day was a success! To access the...

SAMHSA Prevention Month Toolkit

SAMHSA, September 2023 October is Youth Substance Use Prevention Month and Substance Misuse Prevention Month. Prevention science, and decades of community-based experience and scientific research, shows that prevention works. Check out SAMHSA's 2023 Prevention Month...