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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

Caregiving for grandchildren is a unique experience. Child & Family in collaboration with the NCPC, offers a support group for grandfamilies by providing an opportunity to come together and provide mutual support through virtual meetings.

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Our Local Coalitions

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 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 today.

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    December 21, 2020Mental Health, Parenting

    Managing Holiday Stress for Teens

    As December rolls around each year, the stress and demands of our everyday lives takes a dramatic uptick. The holidays create increases in shopping, social demands, and financial pressures on top of the extra stress of COVID-19 restrictions and distance learning. There is also the planning for school breaks, and…

    November 19, 2020Monthly, Parenting, Prevention

    The Great American Smokeout 2020

    November 19th 2020 is the The Great American Smoke Out! An annual event held on the third Thursday of every November to encourage smokers to try and quit the habit for the last time! If you or a loved one are considering quitting, call the Rhode Island Nicotine Helpline at 1-800-QUIT-NOW -…