Substance Abuse Prevention/Mental Health Promotion

2019 DEA National Drug Threat Assessment

Drug Enforcement Administration, December 2019 The 2019 NDTA is a comprehensive assessment of the threat posed to the United States by the trafficking and abuse of illicit drugs. The report provides strategic analysis of the domestic drug situation during 2018, based... read more

Cannabis Use Among Drivers in Fatal Crashes in Washington State Before and After Legalization – 2020 Research Brief

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, January 2020 Washington State Initiative 502 (I-502), effective Dec. 6, 2012, legalized possession of small amounts of cannabis for recreational use by adults aged 21 years and older. It also included a prohibition against driving... read more

2018 Rhode Island Student Survey Summary

BHDDH, RIDOH, RIDE, 2018 The Rhode Island Student Survey (RISS) is a collaboration among the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (RI BHDDH), the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), and the Rhode Island... read more

LGBTQ Youth and Substance Use Prevention Report – Region 1: Southern Providence County

Tri-County Community Action Agency, May 2019 The purpose of this report is to provide a summary of select RISS data, a summary of risk factors which contribute to the substance use related health inequities within the LGBTQ youth (ages 12-17) community, as well as... read more

FEND Rhode Island Pilot Report

Preventum Initiative, January 2020 FEND (Full Energy, No Drugs) is a different kind of drug education and prevention campaign that combines evidence-based research, gamification, and rewards. FEND focuses on building resiliency and changing attitudes and knowledge... 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.

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