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CODAC, BH Link work together to address rise in opioid overdoses

PROVIDENCE – CODAC Behavioral Healthcare is expanding its services in two different Rhode Island locations in an effort to provide increased addiction services amid...
THE RHODE ISLAND Foundation awarded $3.7 million in grants to 34 behavioral health nonprofit organizations through its COVID-19 Behavioral Health Fund. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

34 behavioral health nonprofits receive $3.7M from R.I. Foundation

PROVIDENCE – Approximately $3.7 million in grants were issued to 34 nonprofit behavioral health organizations by the Rhode Island Foundation through its COVID-19 Behavioral...

Mental Health Association of R.I. lines up Mental Health Month workshops

PROVIDENCE – The Mental Health Association of Rhode Island and various other organizations statewide are recognizing May as Mental Health Month with a series...

Five Questions With: Leslie Bridgman

As CODAC Behavioral Healthcare’s director of correctional services, Leslie Bridgman oversees CODAC’s medication-assisted treatment program. Created four years ago, the MAT program gives inmates...

CODAC’s opioid treatment program at state corrections facilities earns national accreditation

PROVIDENCE – CODAC Behavioral Healthcare’s medication-assisted treatment program at the R.I. Department of Corrections has earned its three-year accreditation from the National Council on...

Former BHDDH director Boss takes on new role at CODAC

PROVIDENCE – Rebecca Boss, who earned national recognition during her tenure as head of the R.I. Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals,...

Overdose spike brings URI mobile health clinic to Providence

PROVIDENCE – In response to a surge in overdoses over Thanksgiving week, CODAC Behavioral Healthcare is bringing its University of Rhode Island Rhode to...

Five Questions With: Lisabeth Bennett

Lisabeth Bennett is the clinical director of Tobacco Cessation Services of Rhode Island, a service offered through CODAC Behavioral Healthcare. As a board certified...
HANDS-ON TRAINING: Jill Sypole, second from left, Building Futures health initiatives manager, and Andrew Cortés, third from left, the group’s executive director, stage a training event in Providence on how to administer Narcan to someone who has overdosed.
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Hammer, nails… Narcan: Construction training aims to ease opioid crisis

As an industry, construction has been beset by the national opioid epidemic. In Rhode Island, a report by public-health officials found that about 20%...

CODAC to present at international conference on opioid dependence

CRANSTON – Representatives from CODAC Behavioral Healthcare are in Florida this week to make presentations at the 2019 American Association for the Treatment of...

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