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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.

Tiverton Listening SessionWednesday, October 5th 20225:30-6:30PMNo Wrong Door Behavioral Health Are you or a family member living with a mental health or substance use disorder? Do you want to help improve services in our area? Your experiences hold critical insight that can improve care in your community. No Wrong Door is holding Community Listening Sessions in each town of Newport County, RI to understand the effectiveness and accessibility of mental health and substance use services in our area.You will receive a $25.00 VISA gift card as our appreciation for your time and input. Free dinner catered by Panera Bread and child care are available, please submit the below form to select your boxed dinner choice and request child care.Learn more at: nowrongdoorri.org/listening-sessions/Tiverton Public Library34 Roosevelt Ave, Tiverton, RI 02878#newportcountyprevention #nowrongdoor #mentalhealth #prevention #substanceabuse ... See MoreSee Less
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Portsmouth Listening SessionMonday, October 3rd 20225:00-6:00PMNo Wrong Door Behavioral Health Are you or a family member living with a mental health or substance use disorder? Do you want to help improve services in our area? Your experiences hold critical insight that can improve care in your community. No Wrong Door is holding Community Listening Sessions in each town of Newport County, RI to understand the effectiveness and accessibility of mental health and substance use services in our area.More Information at:nowrongdoorri.org/listening-sessions/Portsmouth Public Library2658 E Main Rd, Portsmouth, RI 02871#newportcountyprevention #nowrongdoor #mentalhealth #prevention #substanceabuse ... See MoreSee Less
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