Factsheets

Marijuana Myths and Facts

Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network, October 2019 This information sheet covers 7 common myths or misunderstandings as related to marijuana. These include myths on addiction, impairment, and other health effects. Each of the 7 myths is countered with the... read more

Opioid Use in Rhode Island 2017

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 trends in opioid use and opioid related... read more

Tips for Teens Series

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2019 SAMHSA’s “Tips for Teens” series, specifically designed for teens, addresses the risks, statistics, and myths about various substances that teens may use. Click here to access the... read more

2019 Prevention Resource Guide

Department of Health and Human Services, 2019  This Resource Guide was developed to support service providers in their work with parents, caregivers, and their children to prevent child abuse and neglect and promote child and family well-being. It was created by the... read more

RI PREVCON 2019 – TFRI Program Year in Review

Tobacco Free Rhode Island, 2019 This handout was used as part of a session presented at RI PREVCON 2019 titled Combating the Latest Trends in Tobacco. The document presents an overview of significant tobacco related policy measures, strategic development for TFRI,... 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)