Substance Abuse Prevention/Mental Health Promotion

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

COVID-19: The Connection to Smoking and Vaping, and Resources for Quitting

Truth Initiative, 2020 The news about the COVID-19 global pandemic has everyone concerned. Those who smoke or vape e-cigarettes, or care about someone who does, may be especially worried because the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 attacks the lungs and could be a... read more

Quit for You, Quit for Your Loved Ones

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2020 While most Americans understand that smoking cigarettes causes serious health effects, those who start smoking as youth or young adults may not realize smoking-related disease can happen relatively early in life.... read more

The Hope & Recovery
Support Line

In the event of an opioid overdose, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also talk to your doctor about medication-assisted treatment.

401.942.STOP (7867)