Factsheets

COVID-19 Resources for Prevention Providers

The Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center, 2020 As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we all are working to adjust to a new normal. This pandemic has presented us with numerous challenges such as transitioning to remote working, finding ways to adapt our work to... read more

State of Tobacco Control 2020

American Lung Association, January 2020 We know how to prevent tobacco use and help current smokers quit, but states and the federal government are not implementing these proven-effective, lifesaving laws and policies. The American Lung Association’s “State of Tobacco... read more

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

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)