Newport Needs Assessment

In 2013, Samantha R. Rosenthal, MPH, PhD(c) & Stephen L. Buka, ScD from the Department of Epidemiology at Brown University School of Public Health, conducted a state-wide study regarding substance and alcohol use among Rhode Island residents. The following PDF is an excerpt of that study to show how Newport compares to other cities and towns in Rhode Island when it comes to
substance and alcohol use rates.


Additional Data

For more information and tips about how to talk to your child about substance abuse and alcohol, please visit these helpful websites and resources: