Factsheets

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

SAMHSA, 2020 SAMHSA recognizes the challenges posed by the current COVID-19 situation and is providing the following guidance and resources to assist individuals, providers, communities, and states across the country. SAMHSA stands ready to assist in any manner... read more

Coping with Coronavirus: Tips for Parents and Caregivers

Lifespan, 2020  With the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the news every day, it’s natural to feel some fear and anxiety. Children may be concerned or frightened as well. One of the best things parents and caregivers can do is to reassure children that they are safe... read more

Substance Misuse Prevention for Young Adults

SAMSHA, 2019 This guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent substance misuse among young adults. It describes relevant research findings, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation... read more

Tips for Teens: The Truth About Opioids

SAMHSA, 2019  This fact sheet for teens provides facts about opioids. It describes short- and long-term effects and lists signs of opioid use. The fact sheet helps to dispel common myths about opioids. Access sources cited in this fact sheet Click here to access this... read more

Substance Use Prevention

Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Hospitals, April 2020 One-page description of prevention in Rhode Island. 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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