Prevention Websites

TFRI Annual Meeting: Electronic Cigarettes

Tobacco Free Rhode Island, 2015 TFRI had its annual meeting in October 2015 on discussing electronic cigarettes: Who is using them? 2009 Tobacco Control Act What is the science? CDC – potential harms and benefits Federal, state and local initiatives Next... read more

Don’t Forget the Families

Search Institute, 2015 Family Relationships are Key to Kids’ Character Strengths What families do together to build strong relationships in their everyday lives is the foundation for children developing the character strengths they need for success in school,... read more

Back-to-School Survival Guide for Parents  Getting ready for the upcoming school year isn’t all about notebooks, brand new clothes, and lunchboxes. It’s also about preparing your child for a new transition and laying the foundation for good communication. Questions about drugs and alcohol will... read more

Prescription Drug Abuse: Older Adults

National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2014 Persons aged 65 years and older comprise only 13 percent of the population, yet account for more than one-third of total outpatient spending on prescription medications in the United States. Older patients are more likely to be... 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.

401.414.LINK (5465)