Substance Abuse Prevention/Mental Health Promotion

Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States, 1999–2017

Centers for disease Control and Prevention, 2018 Deaths from drug overdose continue to be a public health burden in the United States. This report uses the most recent final mortality data from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) to update trends in drug... read more

Quality Improvement and Care Coordination: Implementing the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) aims to save lives and prevent prescription opioid misuse, opioid use disorder (OUD), and overdose by equipping providers with the knowledge, tools, and guidance they... read more

CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain — United States, 2016

Centers for disease Control and Prevention, 2016 This guideline provides recommendations for primary care clinicians who are prescribing opioids for chronic pain outside of active cancer treatment, palliative care, and end-of-life care. The guideline addresses 1) when... read more

RI PREVCON 2019 Keynote Address

Marisa Silveri, 2019 Marisa M. Silveri, PhD, has been studying the neurobiology of brain development and consequences of alcohol and drug abuse using preclinical and clinical models for over two decades. During her keynote address at RI PREVCON 2019, she presented an... read more

RI PREVCON 2019 – TFRI Program Year in Review

Tobacco Free Rhode Island, 2019 This handout was used as part of a session presented at RI PREVCON 2019 titled Combating the Latest Trends in Tobacco. The document presents an overview of significant tobacco related policy measures, strategic development for TFRI,... read more

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