Underage Tobacco Use Fact Sheet
Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center (RIPRC)
This factsheet highlights the very high rates of tobacco use before the legal age of 18, while also providing information on the associated health risks and tips on prevention.
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.