Substance Abuse Prevention/Mental Health Promotion

Opioid Use in Rhode Island 2017

State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW), May 2017 This data brief was created by the SEOW on behalf of the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH). It focuses on trends in opioid use and opioid related... read more

Healthy Transitions and Behavioral Health Guide for Young Adults

Rhode Island Department of Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals, April, 2019 This Guidebook provides a roadmap to help 14 – 25 year old’s in navigating the sometimes complex system of behavioral healthcare services. There are many resources... read more

Free On-Demand Prevention Courses

New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network, July 2019 The New England PTTC has developed free self-paced prevention courses that have been posted to the PTTC Network’s learning portal.  This is one of the strategies of the New England PTTC to... read more

Video Profile: Governor Raimondo’s Opioid Overdose Task Force Strategic Plan

Governor Gina Raimondo’s Opioid Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force focuses on saving lives and changing the social conditions that cause substance use disorders and keep people with substance use disorders from getting effective support. In this... read more

Model Policy Enforcing a Smoke-Free School

Tobacco Free Rhode Island, April 2019 With generous funding from CVS, Tobacco Free Rhode Island convened a year-long process of gathering stakeholders in an effort to create a recommended policy for Rhode Island Schools that would ensure compliance with the new... 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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