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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...

Solitary confinement of mentally ill inmates subject of class-action lawsuit

PROVIDENCE – On behalf of incarcerated Rhode Islanders with mental illnesses, attorneys on Friday filed a class-action lawsuit against the R.I. Department of Corrections...

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...

CODAC introduces correctional center treatment program in Mass.

PROVIDENCE – CODAC Behavioral Healthcare is venturing outside of Rhode Island by offering its adult correctional institution program in Massachusetts. By bringing the program to...

RIDOC medication-assisted treatment program discussed in new video

PROVIDENCE – Officials from the R.I. Department of Corrections can be seen in a new video outlining the department’s expansion of its medication-assisted treatment...

Student fundraiser to benefit children of imprisoned parents

PROVIDENCE – A group of Brown University students called “We are Railroad” has launched a GoFundMe campaign to provide books to children who have...
JAMES MANNI will be nominated for the position of superintendent of the R.I. State Police following the departure of Col. Ann C. Assumpico. / COURTESY TOWN OF NARRAGANSETT

Raimondo announces appointments to public safety leadership positions

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced two upcoming appointments and an immediate appointment for public safety leadership positions Thursday, naming appointees for superintendent...

Bloomberg visits ACI to learn about R.I.’s medication-assisted treatment program

CRANSTON – Rhode Island’s national reputation for its innovative approach to curbing opioid-addiction deaths using medication-assisted treatment at the R.I. Department of Corrections attracted...

CODAC aids $1.5M expansion, evaluation of RIDOC MAT program

CRANSTON – The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded Brown University researchers a three-year, $1.5 million grant to expand and evaluate...

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