Recorded Webinars/ Presentation Slides

Preventing Underage Drinking Webinar Series

The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD) hosted a series of webinars throughout 2013 on underage drinking. These webinars feature national leaders and experts discussing the extent and nature of the problem, lessons from... read more

Not a Harmless Drug: Prevention and Treatment of Marijuana Addiction

Rhode Island Student Assistance Services 2013 Conference Dr. Kevin Hill’s presentation slides: reviews common issues related to marijuana such as its potential to be harmful and its addiction potential.  He also reviews the latest research on marijuana,... read more

Dying to Try It & Don’t Have Time for Pain

Rhode Island Student Assistance Services 2013 Conference Dr. John Femino’s presentation slides: the prevalence of chronic pain in adolescents and adults; the genetic vulnerability and risk for addiction; and public health strategies for prevention,... read more

Crossing the Cultural Divide: Working with Latino Youth and their Families

Rhode Island Student Assistance Services 2013 Conference Dr. Lynn Hernandez’s presentation slides: a summary of national and Rhode Island data regarding alcohol and drug use and their associated risks among Hispanic/Latino adolescents.  The underlying... read more

Moving the Needle: Using Epidemiologic Methods, Technical Assistance, and Locally-Tailored Prevention Strategies to Achieve Sustainable State-Wide Reductions in Substance Use and Adverse Consequences

Rhode Island State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW) This presentation outlines the Rhode Island experience with the SAMSHA Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant Program, including discussions on how epidemiological evidence, local technical... read more

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