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Power to lead Governor’s Council on Behavioral Health

A. KATHRYN POWER was recently named the chairwoman of the Governor’s Council on Behavioral Health. Power was an administrator for the Substance Abuse and...

New app teaches teens about opioid risks, emotional wellness

PROVIDENCE – State officials are targeting teenagers through a new app designed to inform young people about risky substance use, including opioids, and the...

A. Kathryn Power named chairwoman of Governor’s Council on Behavioral Health

PROVIDENCE – A veteran Rhode Island health care official has been named as chairwoman of the Governor’s Council on Behavioral Health. A. Kathryn Power, who...

Events held to raise awareness of substance use, celebrate recovery

PROVIDENCE – A number of events focused on increasing awareness and understanding of mental health and substance-use disorders are planned across the state this...

Wellness centers open at Providence, Pawtucket housing authorities

PROVIDENCE – Housing authority residents in Providence and Pawtucket have access to free substance-abuse prevention and intervention services through a new wellness program launched...

$155K in grants go toward fighting opioid crisis in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – A total of more than $150,000 in grants has been awarded to a number of groups across Rhode Island to help combat...

East Bay Community Action Program opens recovery center in Warren

WARREN – As a result of funding from the R.I. Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals, the East Bay Community Action Program...

$360K in grants awarded in Kent, Washington counties for fight against...

PROVIDENCE – Regional prevention coalitions in Kent and Washington counties have announced more than $360,000 in grants to be distributed among 15 community organizations...

Providence Safe Stations program sees 100th visitor, city issues $375K in...

PROVIDENCE – Providence Safe Stations, a service that allows people with substance use disorders to seek help at any of the city’s fire stations,...

Newport to launch Safe Stations

NEWPORT – The city has announced that it will be the second municipality in the state to designate its fire stations as points of...
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