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.

One-Time Events:





National Drug Take Back Events

 

WHEN:

Friday, April 24, 2021 10AM-2PM

WHERE:

Click here for more information

ABOUT:

Help reduce access to medication that can contribute to an accidental overdose, addiction or suicide.
Click here for more information


Ongoing Events:



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.