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Hidden In Plain Sight

Click around a teenager’s mock bedroom to find common household items that could be used to hide or disguise drug, alcohol, tobacco or other “risky” behaviors.

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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

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.

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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!

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Keeping Your Home Safe & Drug-Free

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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.…

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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…

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My Kid is Vaping, Help!

So you walked into your kids room to a sickly sweet smell even though you thought for sure you told them candy isn’t allowed in their bedroom because it will attract all kinds of unfavorable pests. Only this time, it isn’t candy. You find an empty vape cartridge hidden under…