Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic: Balancing Societal and Individual Benefits and Risks of Prescription Opioid Use

National Academy of Sciences, 2017 This consensus study report discusses the benefits and potential harms of prescription opioids in contemporary society. The Committee on Pain Management and Regulatory Strategies to Address Prescription Opioid Abuse performed a... read more

Beyond Bathrooms: Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Student Policies in Rhode Island

American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island, June 2017 This report was developed by the ACLU of Rhode Island in response to the rescinding of the civil rights protections for transgender students.  This report analyzes the current policy landscape at the state and... read more

Implementing a Trauma-Informed Approach for Youth across Service Sectors

Find Youth Info This brief is based on a webinar, Implementing a Trauma-Informed Approach for Youth Across Service Sectors, held Tuesday, May 21, 2013. The webinar was sponsored by the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP), a collaboration of 18 Federal... read more

Trauma Among Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: Critical Issues and New Directions

National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice, June 2007 Child traumatic stress occurs when children and adolescents are exposed to traumatic events or situations, and this exposure overwhelms their ability to cope with what they have experienced. For youth... read more

The Journal of Adolescent Health

The Journal of Adolescent Health has published a supplemental journal on adolescent health and teen pregnancy prevention.   There is free access to all of the articles. 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)