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.

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July 2021 Events

 


URI Community First Responder Program

(Multiple Dates and Locations)

WHEN/WHERE:

 

Click here for more information

ABOUT:

URI Community First Responder Program is hosting in-person naloxone distribution events at local CVS pharmacies.


August 2021 Events


East Bay Recovery Center International Overdose Awareness Day Community Event and Vigil

 

WHEN:

Tuesday, August 31st @ 7PM-10PM

WHERE:

Click here for more information

ABOUT:

East Bay Recovery Center International Overdose Awareness Day Community Event and Vigil


September 2021 Events

There are currently no events for September.


 

October 2021 Events

 


2021 Overdose Hackathon hosted by COBRE on Opioids and Overdose

 

WHEN:

Friday, October 15th through Sunday, October 17th, 2021

WHERE:

Online.

ABOUT:

The 2021 COBRE Overdose Hackathon seeks innovators to create solutions to help address preventable drug overdose. Learn more here.


 

November 2021 Events

 


2021 Virtual Symposium on Substance Use Research

 

WHEN:

Tuesday, November 9th to Thursday, November 11th

WHERE:

Online.

ABOUT:

This virtual symposium provides an opportunity for those working in the areas of substance use to share their original research. The symposium is FREE and OPEN to the public, and there are no registration fees to attend or participate. Learn more here.


 

Ongoing Events

 

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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.


Upcoming Behavioral Health & Homelessness Prevention (BHHP) trainings

 

WHEN:

Select Fridays in April, May and June

WHERE:

Online. Click here to find out more

ABOUT:

Upcoming Behavioral Health & Homelessness Prevention (BHHP) trainings


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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