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Anchor Recovery Community Center distributes hundreds of naloxone kits

PROVIDENCE – Thanks to a $5,000 grant from Rhode Island’s 10,000 Chances Project, Anchor Recovery Community Center’s Mobile Outreach Recovery Efforts team has distributed...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Health said that provisional data shows that accidental overdoses in the state rose roughly 22% year over year in the first quarter of 2020.

Accidental overdose deaths rise in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Accidental overdose deaths have risen by roughly 22% year over year in the first quarter, according to provisional data released by the...

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...
SOME GOOD NEWS: Lee-Ann Quinn’s son, Zach, just turned 21 and his family learned recently that the state will continue to cover the nursing care that he needs to stay at home. About 15 other families are waiting for word on similar benefits for children who’ve recently aged out of pediatric benefits. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Anxious R.I. families await decision on special medical coverage

Like most kids, Zach Quinn and Corinna Calise lived at home with their families for their entire lives. But the two, both of whom...

BHDDH expands outpatient services for court-ordered mental health evaluations

CRANSTON – Expanded services at Eleanor Slater Hospital will allow more people under court order to receive mental health competency evaluations to do so...

R.I. budget finishes fiscal year with $64M surplus

PROVIDENCE – State government ended the 2016-17 budget year with a nearly $63.9 million surplus, $14.2 million more than expected when lawmakers crafted the...

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