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Narcan Trainings

Carrying Narcan can save a life! Join us for one of our upcoming trainings. Learn how to administer Narcan and the signs of an overdose.

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

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.

Preventable Podcast

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.


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!

Safe Homes Promise

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 promise to foster a Safe Homes environment?

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Reach Newsletter March Edition

Check out our newest edition of the Reach! Spring into March with articles such as Taking a look at the minimum legal drinking age: Why 21? and Normalizing and Understanding Your Children’s Individual Needs. Get into the St. Patty’s Day spirit by learning more about the upcoming Newport Family Day event and check out the upcoming Wellness Month events throughout Middletown.

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.

Feeling isolated and alone? This toolkit offers simple ways to cope with loneliness and strengthen your connections—and most of them you can do right now.HelpGuide www.helpguide.org/articles/relationships-communication/i-feel-lonely.htm#newportcountyprevention #lonely #mentalhealth #toolkit ... See MoreSee Less
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Take Back The Night - April Sexual Assault Awareness Month March 31st, 4pm to midnight The mission of Take Back the Night is to create safe communities and respectful relationships through awareness events and initiatives. Through this event we strive to embrace hope through centering voices of survivors, building community, and education.Keynote Speaker - Ashley Bendiksen 4-5pm Ashley Bendiksen is a national survivor speaker, abuse prevention expert, award-winning activist and Salve Regina University Alumna. Join Ashley to hear her inspiring story and practical strategies that drive change.More events After!#newportcountyprevention #takebackthenight #SAAM ... See MoreSee Less
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988 Fact: What you say about yourself is your choice when you call, text or chat 988. The 988 Lifeline has several safeguards to address concerns about privacy. #SuicidePrevention #988Lifeline Link: bit.ly/3RncCQb ... See MoreSee Less
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Season 2 Episode 24 OUT NOWYouth Leadership around Sexual and Dating Violence Ft. Shael Norris From Safebae SafeBAE SafeBAE is a survivor-founded, student-led national organization whose mission is to end sexual assault among middle and high school students. As the only national peer-to-peer organization of their kind, they help promote culture change by giving teens the tools to become activists and shift school culture through raising awareness about dating violence, sexual harassment and assault, affirmative consent, safe bystander intervention, survivor care, and their rights under Title IX.Take a Listen to Polly, Greg, and Shael about Safebae and their organization!Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or click the link belownewportcountyprevention.org/pod/#newportcountyprevention #podcast #totallypreventable #prevention #Coalition #datingviolence #safebae #mentalhealth #TitleIX #consent ... See MoreSee Less
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March 29, 2022Parenting, Substance Use

9 Parent Tips for Talking About Marijuana with Your Teen

With the legalization of marijuana in many states — our children might be getting mixed messages on the risks, impact and dangers. 1. Discuss How Laws are Different for Young People Similar to alcohol laws, marijuana laws differ between adults and children. Recreational use laws apply to adults 21+ with…

January 7, 2022Mental Health, Monthly

January is Mental Wellness Month

Everyone is guilty of not prioritizing our mental wellness at some point in our lives, but it is never too late to make improvements. So why not start this month? January is also known as Mental Wellness Month. With 2021 behind us, the new year is an blank page for you.…

October 25, 2021Parenting, Substance Use

Keeping Your Home Safe & Drug-Free

Written By Ark Behavioral Health As a parent, it’s normal to worry about your child encountering drugs at school, parties, or other social places. However, most kids who struggle with drugs discovered them at home.To keep your house as safe and drug-free as possible, here are a few tips and…

September 22, 2021Uncategorized

Environmental Wellness

Environmental wellness is related to the surroundings you occupy. This dimension of health connects your overall well-being to the health of your environment. Think of it like this: When you are preparing  a meal, do you rinse and chop your veggies in your living room? Do you season your meat in the…