Factsheets

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

Suicide Resources at health.ri.gov

Rhode Island Department of Health Various suicide prevention resources can be found at https://health.ri.gov/violence/about/suicide/ and https://health.ri.gov/publications/bytopic.php?parm=Violence, including the new Portuguese translation of the Is Your Home Suicide... read more

Who Is At Risk For Drowning

Drowning is a leading cause of death for all children. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, for every child who dies from drowning, another five receive emergency department care for non-fatal submersion injuries. Children 1 to 4 years old have the... read more

What is Cinco de Mayo and How Does it Affect Hispanic/Latino Communities?

National Hispanic & Latino PTTC, May, 2021 The National Hispanic and Latino Addiction and Prevention Technology Transfer Centers (NHL-ATTC and PTTC) are pleased to provide new Fact sheets in honor of Cinco de Mayo. Learn more about the holiday and how it affects... read more

#MENTALHEALTHMATTERSRI Campaign

Blackstone Valley Regional Prevention Coalition, May 2021 The Blackstone Valley Regional Prevention Coalition has developed an interactive media campaign that raises awareness about mental health and substance use. The #MENTALHEALTHMATTERSRI campaign focuses on... 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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