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It takes our whole community to end the stigma of substance use disorders and encourage healthy lifestyle choices!
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Our Local Coalitions

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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 compromised 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 to expand to meet unmet needs, while seeking to engage the community 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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