Publications

The Role of Adverse Childhood Experiences in Substance Misuse and Related Behavioral Health Problems

SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies, June 2018 Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are stressful or traumatic events, including abuse and neglect. They may also include household dysfunction, such as witnessing domestic violence or... read more

Planning and Implementing Policy, Enforcement, and Media Strategies: A User Guide

Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network, October 2020 This User Guide offers substance misuse prevention professionals working in agencies and coalitions a set of practical tools to support the implementation of three foundational environmental prevention... read more

Learn the Law: Preventing and Reducing Underage Drinking Series 1-24

SAMHSA: The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking, 2021 Alcohol remains the most widely used substance by young people. To address this public health issue, the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage... read more

Welcome to Teen World: A Guide for Parents

Rhode Island Regional Coalitions, 2021 Welcome to a teen’s world! The teen years are a period of intense growth, not only physically but emotionally and intellectually. So it’s completely understandable that, at times, parents may have feelings of confusion,... read more

2020 Rhode Island Young Adult Survey

Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH), 2020 The Rhode Island Young Adult Survey (RIYAS) was administered in 2020 to adults aged 18-25 years, residing in Rhode Island. The results of the 2020 RIYAS are... read more

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