Local Events

Please note: The COVID-19 health crisis has brought many events to online platforms, however some events are starting to be held in-person. Please check the details of each event carefully.

January | February | March | April | Ongoing

 


January 2022 Events


A Welcoming Place
WHEN:

Tuesday, January 18th, 2022 6:30PM – 8PM

WHERE:

St. Luke’s Church
99 Peirce St
East Greenwich, RI 02818
E-mail Bob Houghtaling or Christine King

ABOUT:

Monthly support group for those with a loved one with a substance use disorder, called A Welcoming Place.
Tuesday, January 18th 6:30PM-8PM at St. Luke’s Church in East Greenwich.


RICARES/Allies in Recovery CRAFT
WHEN:

Multiple days
Tuesday, January 20st, 2022 9:00-3:00PM
Wednesday, January 21th, 2022 9:00-3:00PM
Tuesday, January 27th, 2022 9:00-3:00PM
Wednesday, January 28th, 2022 9:00-3:00PM

WHERE:

Online

ABOUT:

The Family Task Force would like to invite you to attend an upcoming training, RICARES/Allies in Recovery CRAFT based online workshop on January 20, 21, 27, and 28, from 9:00-3:00 p.m. The upcoming CRAFT-based training gives professionals, peers, and family members a deeper understanding of the family experience and how to support them when dealing with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) using evidence-based methods. This training gives participants insight into how to engage families with a loved one exhibiting risky behavior, is active, or in recovery. All are welcome to join. Click here for more details


February 2022 Events


Circles & Silence

 

WHEN:

February 16, 2022 7:00PM

WHERE:

Avedisian Hall, URI
7 Greenhouse Road, Kingston RI
02881
Click here for more information

ABOUT:

Opioids. Addiction. Treatment. Recovery. Life.
A remarkable film narrated by a diverse group of young adults whose personal true-life stories are
mirror images of topics that impact all of us.

March 2022 Events

TBD


April 2022 Events

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Save the Date: RI PREVCON 2022
WHEN:

Apr 05, 2022 – Time TBD

WHERE:

Crowne Plaza Hotel
801 Greenwich Ave
Warwick, RI 02886
(401) 732-6000

ABOUT:

The RI Governor’s Council on Behavioral Health’s Prevention Advisory Committee is proud to host its second statewide prevention conference on April 5th, 2022 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, RI. RI PREVCON 2022—Prevention without Barriers: Applying an Equity-based Lens—will focus on the most current issues and information pertaining to substance use prevention, mental health promotion, and the intersection of prevention and equity. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from different experts about strategies for applying an equity-based lens to promote inclusivity, foster collaboration, and advance health equity through prevention.


 

Ongoing Events

 



Shri Yoga – Yoga in Recovery Class

 

WHEN:

Tuesdays at 6:30PM

WHERE:

Held virtually. Sign up at the Shri Yoga website.

ABOUT:

The Shri Recovery Project is held in partnership with The Providence Center and offers free yoga classes helping members of our recovery community reduce anxiety through meditation, breath work, and classical yoga postures.


Strong Arms Support Group

 

WHEN:

Monday Nights 6:00 – 7:30 Twice Each Month

WHERE:

Online. Click here to find out more

ABOUT:

Do you have a loved one struggling with substance use or who is lost in the throes of addiction? Whether your child or loved one is actively using or you have lost someone to addiction, join Chariho Youth Task Force as they come together to support one another through this journey of hope.


Own Your Health’s Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

 

WHEN:

Click here to find out more

WHERE:

Online at ripin.org/chn

ABOUT:

The Community Health Network’s “Own Your Health’s Chronic Pain Self-Management Program” is a free, six-week program that teaches individuals new skills and techniques on how to better manage pain. This program is led by two peers and is currently offered through Zoom. Program participants will learn how to:

Improve sleep
Manage medications
Eat healthier
Be more physically active
Improve communications with healthcare providers
For more information and to register, visit the Community Health Network here or call 401-432-7217.



Community First Responder Program (CFRP): Upgrade Your First Aid Kit

 

WHERE:

Online at: web.uri.edu/cfrp

ABOUT:

Visit our website and learn how to become a Community First Responder and receive free harm reduction supplies including Narcan®/naloxone and fentanyl test strips by mail. Click here to find out more


Anchor Recovery Meetings

 

WHEN:

Seven days a week, multiple times per day

WHERE:

Online at: AnchorRecovery.com/meetings

ABOUT:

Anchor offers a variety of meetings centered around recovery. There are also focused meetings for LGBTQIA+ In Recovery, Women in Recovery, Employment 101, and more. Click here to find out more


COBRE Events

 

WHEN:

Monthly

WHERE:

Click here to find out more

ABOUT:

The COBRE on Opioids & Overdoses offers some great events which are hosted each month. Please check in occasionally to see current and future events.


The Substance Use & Mental Health Leadership Council of RI Events

 

WHEN:

Ongoing

WHERE:

Click here to find out more

ABOUT:

The Substance Use & Mental Health Leadership Council of RI hosts a variety of courses and trainings each month. Please check in occasionally to see current and future events.


Association of State and Territorial Health Officials: Insight and Inspiration Series

 

WHEN:

Ongoing

WHERE:

Click here to find out more

ABOUT:

Join ASTHO for monthly conversations with nationally recognized thought leaders, authors, and strategic thinkers for insight and inspiration to motivate and advance your leadership amid the COVID-19 response. Please check in occasionally to see current and future events.


National Network to Eliminate Disparities in Behavioral Health Webinars

 

WHEN:

Ongoing

WHERE:

Click here to find out more

ABOUT:

The NNED hosts webinars to increase knowledge, inform action, and encourage connection to advance behavioral health equity across the country. Please check in occasionally to see current and future events.


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