Substance Abuse Prevention/Mental Health Promotion

Substance Use and Mental Health in Rhode Island (2017): A State Epidemiological Profile

Brown University School of Public Health Center for Population Health and Clinical Epidemiology State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW), January 2018 This is the State Epi Profile report. The purpose of this report is to identify and present documentation on... read more

RI Permanent Prescription Drug Disposal Sites

RI Dept. of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Hospitals, 2017 Free. Anonymous. No questions asked. read more

SAMHSA – Grantee Stories, Tools, and Resources

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2018 Find grantee stories, tools, videos, and other resources to support your prevention efforts. Click this link to visit this SAMHSA resource. read more

Using Fear Messages and Scare Tactics in Substance Abuse Prevention Efforts

SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies, 2015 Scare tactics—dramatized messaging designed to shock and frighten—were one of the earliest strategies employed to reduce substance use among youth. This strategy, often featuring horror... read more

‘I Can’t Stop’: Schools Struggle With Vaping Explosion

The New York Times, April 2, 2018 This article published in the New York Times about vaping in schools mentions Cumberland High School. read more

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