Substance Abuse Prevention/Mental Health Promotion

Recorded RIDE Distance Learning Series Webinar – Addressing Substance Use and Mental Health Concerns for LGBTQ Youth in RI

Rhode Island Department of Education in Collaboration with the Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center, December 22, 2020 This is the seventh webinar in the RIDE Distance Learning Series. This webinar was presented by Ann Marie Rakovic (JSI Research & Training... read more

Communities Talk to Prevent Underage Drinking Initiative

SAMHSA, 2021 Communities Talk to Prevent Underage Drinking (Communities Talk)supports the work of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to prevent and reduce underage and problem drinking among 12- to 25-year-olds in the United States.... read more

Podcast: At the Forefront – Prevention During a Pandemic

Prevention During a Pandemic Podcast, December 2020 Elizabeth Farrar, Associate Administrator for the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals, discusses her role as well as substance use prevention with Kathy and Bob. Special... read more

Drug Impaired Driving In the United States

CDC, 2020 Impaired driving happens when someone operates a vehicle while impaired by a substance like marijuana, other illicit drugs, some prescribed or over the counter medicines, or alcohol. Over 12 million Americans reported driving under the influence of marijuana... read more

Building a Data Linkage Program for Nonfatal Crash Surveillance

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, December 2020 About 3 million people are injured in motor vehicle crashes every year in the United States. Linking existing data sources such as police, hospital, and emergency medical service (EMS) records is one way to... 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.

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