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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.

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 August Edition

Dive into our August edition of The Reach for articles on the impact of language in discussing marijuana, strategies for personal and professional growth, and essential tips to ensure a safe summer for teens. Explore the power of words, embrace self-improvement, and discover ways to make this summer both exciting and secure!

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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June 14, 2023Mental Health, Prevention, Substance Use

Pride Month: An Opportunity to Support Diversity

June is Pride Month, and all of us at the Newport County Prevention Coalition are thrilled to celebrate the diversity of the human race, with the incredible differences in our minds, our bodies, and our souls. As we explore the contributions and challenges of the LGBTQ+ community we are struck…

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…