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Safe Homes Pledge

The risks posed to youth by tobacco, alcohol and prescription drugs are much greater because their brain development continues until their mid-20s. Will you sign a pledge to foster a Safe Homes environment?

It Takes All of Us

To end the stigma of mental health & substance use disorders, we need the help of our entire community! Learn how you can get involved today.

Grandfamily Support Group
Grandfamily Support Group

Caregiving for grandchildren is a unique experience. Child & Family in collaboration with the NCPC, offers a support group for grandfamilies by providing an opportunity to come together and provide mutual support through virtual meetings.

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Our Local Coalitions

Little Compton

We Envision a County that Embraces and Promotes the Health and Safety of All Residents.

The Newport County Prevention Coalition is comprised of voluntary members representing and serving multiple sectors of our region. Our focus is to develop, implement, and advocate for effective community based prevention and wellness strategies.

Our commitment to supporting Newport County residents prompts us to continue to expand to meet unmet needs, while seeking to engage the community in our efforts.

We are always looking for members of our community to join our efforts and become apart of the solution.

Rhode Island Regional Resources

The Rhode Island Regional Coalitions are comprised of seven regions covering the State. The Coalitions represents parents, youth, law enforcement, schools, healthcare, businesses, government officials and community leaders. We assess the region’s substance use challenges and work together to develop policies and programs using evidence-based practices. 

If you are in need of assistance in another county or looking for additional resources, visit today.

Little Compton Grandfamily Fundraiser

With your help, we can make the goal a reality! Grandfamilies often face challenges that put stress on the family, especially if child care is needed or if caregivers are living on fixed budgets. Your financial support can make a significant difference for many of our grandfamilies. Please consider donating to our Little Compton Grandfamily Fundraiser if you are able to, every dollar will directly support grandparents raising their grandchildren.
Looking to have some fun as a family? Middletown's Family Day is coming up on October 2nd, so mark it down in your calendar! You don't want to miss out on fun events like a sandcastle competition, a rock climbing wall, fire pits and smores! For more info visit Middletown Prevention CoalitionThe 12th annual Middletown Prevention Coalition Family Day is coming soon.Saturday, October 2, 2021.Hope to see you there. ... See MoreSee Less
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Take the Safe Homes pledge today at!What Is A Safe Home? A Safe Home is a family who is dedicated to providing a healthy environment for adolescents by keeping alcohol, tobacco and other drugs out of the hands of youth in their home. Our program encourages parents to evaluate the safety of their own homes and openly communicate about concerns with other parents and guardians! ... See MoreSee Less
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What does being healthy mean to you?Chances are, there were quite a few components you factored into your answer. Am I sick? Am I in pain? Am I stressed? Do I feel fulfilled?Over the next few weeks, we will be exploring eight dimensions of wellness together.What are the dimensions of wellness? How can we assess our health in each dimension? What can we do to promote wellness in ourselves and others? ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook Chipotle of Middletown tonight from 4-8PM and do good with burritos! Click the link to view our flyer and show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 33% of your order total be donated to the Grandfamily Support Initiative.Ordering online is also available! Use the code AXXQXL7 before checkout in the “promo” field. Orders placed on or through the Chipotle app for pickup at the Middletown location will be counted towards our fundraiser. Click the link to view more information! ... See MoreSee Less
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Suicide is the second leading cause of death for people ages 10 to 34Watch for signs of distress and changes in behavior Assure them these feelings will pass Initiate open conversation about mental health Talk to them about about available support from loved ones and professionalsSuicide is preventable. Other resources are available.For more information please you are experiencing suicidal thoughts please reach out to those around you National Suicide Prevention Lifeline800-273-8255 ... See MoreSee Less
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Rebecca Elwell sits down with Izzy B on Herren Project Live to talk about medication safety and our ongoing efforts at NCPC! ... See MoreSee Less
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Upcoming Events

Sep 21
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Grandfamily Support Group - September Meeting
Oct 19
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Grandfamily Support Group - October Meeting

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