Local Events

 

Note: The current COVID-19 health crisis has brought many events to online platforms. Please check back here from time to time to see new community events.

 

Candle Light Vigil of Remembrance
WHEN:

Sunday, January 24th at 2:00pm EST

WHERE:

Car funeral procession meeting up at 10 Elmwood Ave (at the cemetery) in Providence, and going to the statehouse for a short speaking program

ABOUT:

We are hosting a candlelight vigil of remembrance to honor the people who we lost to overdose in 2020. This will also be a call to action to highlight that our state must urgently take stronger, evidence-based approaches (including authorizing overdose prevention centers) to save lives. Please feel free to bring photos and other items to memorialize any friends, community members, and loved ones. We are also looking for volunteers – please feel free to email if you are interested. Please share the attached event info with your networks.



REST/Allies in Recovery CRAFT Online Workshop
WHEN:

January 21, 22, 28, & 29, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm EST

WHERE:

Online. Click here to register.

ABOUT:

This free four-day workshop is geared to professionals and individuals working formally and informally with family members impacted by Substance Use Disorder (SUD). It is also open to peers with lived experience of SUD in the family alongside peer coaches that can utilize this training to diversify their toolbox. All participants will learn about the only evidence-based method designed for families affected by SUD.

Upon completion of the training, attendees will gain member access to the Allies in Recovery online platform. Allies in Recovery is the leading provider of the CRAFT curriculum and a guide for families.

Ongoing Events:



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. [Learn 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. Learn more about the Anchor Recovery meeting schedule



The Substance Use & Mental Health Leadership Council of RI Events

 

WHEN:

Ongoing

WHERE:

See the full schedule online here

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:

See the full schedule online here

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:

See the full schedule online here

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.