Prevention in Action: Surveying Young Adult Substance Use and Mental Health in Rhode Island (HHS Region 1)

Date: December 15, 2021 Blank space (transparent) for table Format: Webinar Blank space (transparent) for table  
Time: 11:00 AM—12:00 PM EST Blank space (transparent) for table Cost: FREE Blank space (transparent) for table  



In this Prevention in Action webinar, Samantha Rosenthal, PhD, MA, will present the implementation of and findings from the 2020 Rhode Island Young Adult Survey (RIYAS). The RIYAS provides a snapshot of the state of substance use and mental health issues among young adults residing in Rhode Island and can be used to help guide policy and programming. To our knowledge, the RIYAS is the largest behavioral survey to date for young adults residing in RI for at least part of the year, including college students. In this webinar, you will learn how this survey was implemented as well as key findings and results.


Samantha Rosenthal, PhD, MA, is the Epidemiologist Consultant with the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals.

About the webinar: This webinar is hosted by the New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC), a program funded through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminstration (SAMHSA) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Cooperative agreement #5H79SP081020‐04). This webinar is intended for substance misuse prevention professionals in New England.

Starts: Dec. 15, 2021 11:00 am
Ends: Dec. 15, 2021 12:00 pm
Registration Deadline
December 14, 2021
Event Type
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