Substance Abuse Prevention/Mental Health Promotion

Communicating with Patients

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, October 2017 This module will help increase clinicians’ knowledge of CDC recommended strategies for communicating effectively with patients about pain management and opioid use. You will learn the importance of communicating... read more

Treating Chronic Pain Without Opioids

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, August 2017 This module will look at the CDC recommended options for treating chronic pain without opioids. You will have the opportunity to examine the benefits and expected outcomes of prescribing nonopioid medications and... read more

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic: Recommendations from CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, August 2017 This module will look at the CDC recommendations regarding the prescription of opioids for chronic pain. Given that it is sometimes hard to determine when acute pain becomes chronic pain, recommendations are also... read more

RI Permanent Drug Disposal Sites

Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Hospitals, October 2019 This flyer lists the permanent drug disposal sites as of October 2019 in Rhode Island along with their location and phone number. read more

DEA Student Athletes and Opioids Poster

The Drug Enforcement Administration, 2019 Prescription opioid addiction – stemming from misuse – has hit the nation hard in recent years. Unfortunately, high school student-athletes can be especially vulnerable to prescription painkiller misuse. This poster encourages... 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)