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R.I. Department of Health receives $750K grant for veteran suicide prevention

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health received a $750,000 federal grant to implement a three-year program for veteran suicide prevention. The department will work...
RHODE ISLAND IS HOME TO nearly 80,000 veterans; their caregivers have higher levels of stress and give care for longer period of time than typical caregivers. /

Raimondo recognizes sacrifice of veterans on Memorial Day

EXETER - Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Monday joined other state officials in paying tribute to the state's veterans, laying a wreath at the...

Magaziner expands state lending incentives to include veteran-owned businesses

PROVIDENCE – The state’s BankLocal program, which incentivizes community banks and credit unions to lend to designated types of small businesses, is being expanded...

EOHHS to launch ‘Let’s Talk About Mental Health’ series

WARWICK – The R.I. Executive Office of Health and Human Services and partners today will kick off “Let’s Talk About Mental Health,” a series...
PROGRAM TRAINERS: Fred Mattera, left, program director and trainer for the Commercial Fisheries Center of Rhode Island apprenticeship program for new crew members for the Rhode Island fishing fleet, with Jon Knight, owner of Superior Trawl. Knight is net-repair trainer for the center. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Fishing apprenticeship program aimed at getting military veterans back to work

Veterans often face a host of challenges when returning to civilian life after military service. Among the biggest is entering and adjusting to the civilian...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO at the podium next to Director of Veterans Affairs Kasim Yarn at the launch of RIServes, a coordinated network of public, private and nonprofit organizations designed to help service members, veterans and their families find services they need in Rhode Island. / COURTESY R.I. OFFICE OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

Raimondo launches service member, veteran service network

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced the launch of RIServes Monday, a coordinated network of more than 35 agencies and providers to assist...
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