Local Events

Here you can learn about events happening in our state focused on overdose prevention.

International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day is on Friday, August 31st. There will be free fentanyl test strip and naloxone distribution.

Burnside park, Providence
Drum circle!

12-4 pm
Art in the park, Eisenhower park
Washington Square, Newport
Healing community trauma
From overdose”

1-4 pm
55 Cummings Way & 800 Clinton St

International Overdose Awareness Day – Art in the Park

August 31st from 12 to 4 pm
Eisenhower Park
Washington Square
Newport, RI
Join us for some free expressive art workshops for all ages.

For more information:
Hope Recovery Community Center of Newport

Scenes from Act 2 of ‘Four Legs to Stand On’

Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm
The Dunes Club
137 Boston Neck Road
Narragansett, RI 02882

COAAST (Creating Outreach About Addiction Support Together) Presents:

Drama in the Dunes, the debut of Act 2 of ‘Four Legs to Stand On’.

Join us coaast-side at sunset for light fare, cocktails and selected readings. Celebrate and support the next chapter of community healing through the arts in our fight against the opioid crisis.

Buy tickets here ⟶

Finding Hope through the Addiction of a Loved One

Are you struggling with a loved one who is lost in the throws of Addiction? Join us on at St Thomas Episcopal Church located in Alton for our Parent Support group. Whether you have lost a child to addiction or your child is actively using we will come together to support one another through this journey of hope.

St.Thomas Epicopal Church
322 Church Street
Alton, RI
6:00pm – 7:30pm

All groups are on Monday except Sept 5th:

August 13th & 27th
September 5th
(Wednesday) & 17, 2018
October 1st & 22nd, 2018
November 5th & 26th, 2018
December 3rd & 17th, 2018