Substance Abuse Prevention/Mental Health Promotion

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

Toolkit for Parks and Recreation Departments: Preventing Youth Substance Use and Addressing Substance Misuse

Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Network, 2020 Substance use disorders are a community problem that require a community response. While it will take many sectors of the community to solve this problem, Parks and Recreation Departments (referred to as... read more

Substance Use Prevention

Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Hospitals, April 2020 One-page description of prevention in Rhode Island. 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.

401.414.LINK (5465)