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Rhode Island Hospital Department of Medicine

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The Miriam Hospital in Rhode Island

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The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) supports basic research that increases understanding of biological processes and lays the foundation for advances in disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.


The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency – making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.

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Through teaching and research, the Brown University School of Public Health trains future public health leaders, advances knowledge on pressing health challenges, and enhances population health and well-being for all.

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The Prevent Overdose RI is designed to provide community members, health professionals, and policymakers with timely data to track Rhode Island’s progress toward reaching the goals outlined in the Action Plan.

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Advance Clinical Translational Research supports clinical and translational researchers in Rhode Island through funding, research resources and services, and professional development opportunities in order to fuel discoveries that improve overall health in the state.

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At The University of Rhode Island, we support ideas that transform the way we understand the world.

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Woman and Infants Hospital in Rhode Island is a teaching hospital of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, is committed to improving the health and well being of women and infants and to providing our essential services regardless of ability to pay.

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RI Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force sets an ambitious goal to reduce opioid overdose deaths by one-third within three years. It builds on $4 million in funding used to expand access to peer recovery and support medication-assisted treatment at the Department of Corrections.


RICARES is a grassroots effort focused on creating a socially just community for all Rhode Islanders impacted by substance use disorder. We approach stigma like a crossroads, with a lens to advocate for change.


The Substance Use Policy, Education, & Recovery PAC is a non-partisan organization that provides education to voters and candidates about evidence-based substance use policies and overdose prevention efforts, takes positions on substance use and overdose prevention policies, and endorses cand...


State of Rhode Island Division of Behavioral Healthcare Services (DBH) is comprised of two program areas: integrated Mental Health Services and Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention Services. The Division maintains the overall responsibility for planning, coordinating and administering a compr...

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Rhode Island Department of Health’s Drug Overdose Prevention Program’s mission is to advance and evaluate comprehensive state-level interventions for preventing drug overuse, misuse, abuse, and overdose.

The State Targeted Response Technical Assistance Consortium (STR-TA), a grant funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), was created to provide education and training at a local level to provide evidence-based practices in the prevention, treatment and recov...

Opioid Response Network

CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.

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The Rhode Island IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (RI-INBRE) program is a statewide network designed to build the biomedical research capacity of Rhode Island institutions, by supporting and developing talented individuals committed to research careers in Rhode Island. The research ...


Our mission is to understand the manifold experiences of people who use drugs in the rural Midwest. The center’s core 5-year study is made possible by the National Institute of General Medical Science’s Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence program.

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The Center for Addiction and Disease Risk Exacerbation's (CADRE) mission is to become a national leader in substance use bio-behavioral research and chronic disease manifestations in vulnerable populations (especially underrepresented ethnic or racial minorities), serving as a resource for traini...

Center for Addiction & Disease Risk Exacerbation (CADRE)

We are prescribers, pharmacists, public health workers, lawyers, and researchers working on overdose prevention and naloxone access. We compiled these resources to help health care providers educate their patients to reduce overdose risk and provide naloxone rescue kits to patients.

Prescribe to Prevent

PONI is an opioid overdose prevention and naloxone distribution program focused on reducing opioid-related overdose deaths in Rhode Island.

Preventing Overdose and Naloxone Intervention