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A Critical Heads Up for Kids

By Mark Powell on March 26, 2019

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Preventing Addiction from All Sides

By Mark Powell on March 6, 2019

  
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Addiction Education Makes Futures Brighter, Safer, and Healthier

By Mark Powell on March 6, 2019

  
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2017 Pillar of Excellence Award Recipients - Ellen Morehouse, Student Assistance Services

By Addiction Policy Forum on March 7, 2017

 

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AnchorED Rhode Island

By Addiction Policy Forum on February 2, 2017

The AnchorED program connects people who have been admitted to emergency rooms for opioid-related overdoses with trained peer recovery coaches. Prior to the individual’s release from the hospital, the recovery coach meets with the patient to discuss available recovery supports and resources, provide education on overdose prevention, including how to obtain and use Naloxone. Upon the individual’s release from the hospital, the AnchorED staff follows-up with the individual for the next 10 days, encouraging him or her to engage in recovery support services or treatment.

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