Youth

Collaborative Safety Planning to Reduce Risk in Suicidal Patients: A Key Component of the Zero Suicide Model

Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention, July 26, 2017 The Zero Suicide model builds on the foundational belief that death by suicide for individuals receiving care within the health and behavioral health system is preventable. Collaborative safety... read more

Examination of Cumulative Effects of Early Adolescent Depression on Cannabis and Alcohol Use Disorder in Late Adolescence in a Community-Based Cohort

Addiction, 2017 This report discusses the prospective cohort study conducted by University of Washington researchers. It focuses on the link between depression in adolescence and likelihood of cannabis use disorder and alcohol use disorder. read more

Anchor Learning Academy Website

Anchor Learning Academy, 2017 Anchor Learning Academy offers a supportive learning environment for high school students in recovery from substance use issues where they can achieve success in academics and focus on their recovery journeys. The unique combination of... read more

Rhode Island Youth Marijuana 2015

Rhode Island State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW), May 2017 This data brief was created by the SEOW on behalf of the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH). It focuses on data gathered through the... read more

Beyond Bathrooms: Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Student Policies in Rhode Island

American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island, June 2017 This report was developed by the ACLU of Rhode Island in response to the rescinding of the civil rights protections for transgender students.  This report analyzes the current policy landscape at the state and... read more

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