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It Takes All of Us

The fair will offer a variety of education tables, exhibits, games, giveaways, and much more!

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Totally Preventable will make you think about the issues your community faces and how YOU can make a difference for your friends, family, and neighbors.

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.

Coasters

Designed to provide individuals with safe drinking resources such as a Blood Alcohol Calculator and links to rides, available to Newport County bars for free!

Grandfamily Support Group
Grandfamily Support Group

NCPC, in collaboration with Child & Family, offers a support group for grandparents who are the primary caregivers to their grandchildren. This group provides an opportunity to come together and connects grandfamilies to resources specific to their needs.

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Our Local Coalitions

Tiverton
Portsmouth
Newport
Middletown
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 expanding and determine unmet needs in our community, while seeking to engage residents 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 RIPrevention.org today.

newportcountyprevention.org/pod The Totally Preventable Podcast is back to talk more about Peer Recovery with Hope Recovery Center Of Newport County! This week we are joined by Jonathan Sullivan, a Peer Recovery Specialist and Manager of the Newport location. Jonathan brings great insight on peer recovery and the disease of addiction, listen today wherever you get your podcasts. ... See MoreSee Less
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We are so excited to have Herren Project at the Wellness Fair to share recovery and prevention resources with the community! Come to the Gardner Seveny Sports Complex at 121 Linden Lane, Portsmouth RI on May 22nd from 11AM-2PM for a free day of family fun and wellness resources! ... See MoreSee Less
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PSSNC is excited to see all our amazing families this Saturday. Questions email Alicia aead@lifespan.org ... See MoreSee Less
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FREE Training: This 3-Part "Autism Thinking" series led by The Autism Project is designed to inform participants of the neurodevelopmental characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). An understanding of these characteristics arms participants with the knowledge required to support individuals with ASD in their daily lives. Participants will also review the latest research on autism and substance abuse. The series is held on Tuesday from 5:30-7:30PM on ZOOM. Visit bit.ly/newportcountypc to register today! ... See MoreSee Less
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newportcountyprevention.org/pod/A new episode of Totally Preventable is up! This week we are joined by Lori Kosicki of Hope Recovery Center of Newport. Lori joins us to discuss the amazing work being done at Hope Recovery Center by opening new pathways for recovery for people struggling with a substance use disorder or mental health disorder with peer recovery support. ... See MoreSee Less
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SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week (NPW) 2022 is taking place May 8–14, 2022. Join us and other prevention experts in this nationwide effort to prevent substance use and promote mental health. #NPW2022 #PreventionWorks #SAMHSA www.samhsa.gov/prevention-week ... See MoreSee Less
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May 25
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Jun 07
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Autism Thinking Series Week 1 - The Autism Project

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