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.

May | June | Ongoing

 


May 2022 Events


National Weekend of Prayer for Faith, Hope, & Life
WHEN:

Friday, May 13 to Sunday, May 15, 2022

WHERE:

Go to National Action Alliance for more details.

ABOUT:

A Welcoming Place
WHEN:

Tuesday, May 17th, 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, May 17th 6:30PM-8PM at St. Luke’s Church in East Greenwich.


Mental Health First Aid Training
WHEN:
  • Monday, March 14th, 2022 9AM-3PM
  • Thursday, April 21th, 2022 9AM-3PM
  • Tuesday, May 17th, 2022 9AM-3PM
WHERE:

Virtually via Zoom. Click here for Details and Registration

ABOUT:

Mental Health First Aid Training
We are offering 3 trainings on the following dates:

  • Monday, March 14th, 2022 9AM-3PM
  • Thursday, April 21th, 2022 9AM-3PM
  • Tuesday, May 17th, 2022 9AM-3PM

Click here for Details and Registration


June 2022 Events



A Harm Reduction Approach to Street Outreach
WHEN:

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

WHERE:

Virtual. Click here for more info and to register.

ABOUT:

Supplying street outreach workers who are working with folks experiencing homelessness with concrete methods to implement the harm reduction approach into their everyday work and reduce stigma. This robust training session is led with compassion and empathy for our neighbors who are struggling with substance use. Presented by Alex Gautieri of RI Coalition to End Homelessness & Sarah Edwards of Parent Support Network of RI.


 

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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