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.

 

Opioid Town Hall

 

WHEN:

November 18th, 7:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Online. Facebook live.

ABOUT:

Rhode Island’s overdose epidemic is worse than ever. Join us for a conversation about how COVID-19 and other factors are affecting those living with substance use disorder, and what we can all do to help.

Join RIDOH and WPRI 12 News for a virtual community conversation with:
– WPRI 12’s Kim Kalunian
– RIDOH Medical Director, Dr. James McDonald
– Project Weber/RENEW Outreach Manager, Dennis Bailer

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.