Suicide Prevention

2018 Rhode Island Student Survey Summary

BHDDH, RIDOH, RIDE, 2018 The Rhode Island Student Survey (RISS) is a collaboration among the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (RI BHDDH), the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), and the Rhode Island... read more

Death Rates Due to Suicide and Homicide Among Persons Aged 10-24: United States, 2000-2017

National Center for Health Statistics, October 2019 After stable trends from 2000 to 2007, suicide rates for persons aged 10–24 increased from 2007 (6.8 per 100,000 persons) to 2017 (10.6), while homicide rates declined from 2007 to 2014 and then increased through... read more

An Approach to Evaluate the Effects of Concomitant Prescribing of Opioids and Benzodiazepines on Veteran Deaths and Suicides

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, 2019 Responding to the concern about opioid and benzodiazepine use in the veteran population, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) asked the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and... read more

Webinar: “Preventing Suicide: The Suicide Prevention Resource Center’s Effective Prevention Model”

The National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention, May 30, 2018 The goals of this webinar were to explain the importance of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention, describe 3 key elements of effective prevention, identify how to use the SPRC’s website to... 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

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)