Substance Abuse Prevention/Mental Health Promotion

Five Agencies Named as Regional Prevention Task Forces

Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities & Hospitals (BHDDH), February, 2017 The Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities & Hospitals (BHDDH) has made awards to create five Regional... read more

Association Between The Real Cost Media Campaign and Smoking Initiation Among Youths

Center for Disease Control and Prevention, January 2017 In the United States, approximately 900,000 youths smoke their first cigarette each year (1). Health communication interventions are evidence-based strategies for preventing the initiation of tobacco use,... read more

Preventing Marijuana Use Among Youth & Young Adults

U.S. Department of Justice-Drug Enforcement Administration, 2017 This publication gives you everything you need to know about marijuana,  from the long term effects on your brain, to whether or not it’s still considered a “gateway... read more

Journal of Adolescent Health

Journal of Adolescent Health, 2017 The Journal of Adolescent Health is a multidisciplinary scientific Journal, which seeks to publish new research findings in the field of Adolescent Medicine and Health ranging from the basic biological and behavioral sciences to... read more

2017 National Child Abuse Prevention Month

childwelfare.gov, 2017 Each year in April, we acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect and promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families. This year, National Child Abuse... 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)