Substance Use Prevention/Mental Health Promotion

THREE HOUR SELF-PACED ETHICS COURSE

Individuals who only need a 3-hour ethics course for certification renewal are encouraged to enroll in the self-paced online course. All courses | Home (healtheknowledge.org) Select "Ethics in Prevention Foundations: A Guide for Substance Misuse Prevention...

Tobacco Training Modules

Rhode Island has mandatory training for tobacco sales. In order to stay in compliance, the training modules are listed below and must be completed by those who hold the license to sell tobacco, and the employees of the establishments. There are two modules- license...

Demystifying Medicine — Mental Health: Mechanisms and Crisis

April 9, 2024, 4:00 p.m. ET The next "Demystifying Medicine" will include complementary lectures on mental health and its intersection with alcohol use disorder. The speakers are former National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Director Thomas Insel, M.D., and...

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,...