Substance Abuse Prevention/Mental Health Promotion

Recorded Webinar – Power Prism 101: Effective Advocacy for Community Change

The RIPRC and The American Heart Association, August 2021 This is a recording of the RIPRC’s Power Prism 101 training, which was presented by Lori Fresina and Terra Hall of the American Heart Association on August 10th, 2021. Viewers can expect a lively and... read more

The Role of Adverse Childhood Experiences in Substance Misuse and Related Behavioral Health Problems

SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies, June 2018 Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are stressful or traumatic events, including abuse and neglect. They may also include household dysfunction, such as witnessing domestic violence or... read more

Planning and Implementing Policy, Enforcement, and Media Strategies: A User Guide

Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network, October 2020 This User Guide offers substance misuse prevention professionals working in agencies and coalitions a set of practical tools to support the implementation of three foundational environmental prevention... read more


Newport County Prevention Coalition, 2021 SAFE HOMES is a networking campaign that can provide support for parents and guardians in their efforts to have safe, healthy, drug-free homes and communities. Starting early is what makes prevention efforts work. The SAFE... read more

A Parent’s Guide: Drug Slang

BHDDH, July 2021 It is important for prevention providers, caregivers and educators to be informed about the different slang words used in reference to specific drugs and drug use. Often, creative names and abbreviations are used to disguise conversations and to not... read more

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