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The Providence Center’s ProMail: 30 Years of Workplace Training

Posted: Wed, July 19, 2017
By: Kaitlyn Curtis Each year, individuals facing employment challenges due to mental health or addiction issues receive paid on the job training or full-time employment at ProMail, a social venture of The Providence Center (TPC).  Since 1988, ProMail has provided reliable mailing, assembly and fulfillment services, following a business model...

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TPC’s Consumer Advocacy Awards - Celebrating Client Success Stories

Posted: Mon, July 10, 2017
By: Jake Bissaro On June 21st, The Providence Center (TPC)’s Consumer Advocacy Council (CAC) held their annual recognition awards ceremony to celebrate the hard work that clients from various programs have put into their own recovery. TPC employment specialist David Whitty emceed the ceremony. “This kind of event really illustrates...

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The Providence Center School’s Science Fair, a Success!

Posted: Thu, June 08, 2017
By: Kaitlyn Curtis Students from The Providence Center School (TPCS) recently took part in a science fair showcasing unique projects and talents.  The students worked individually on projects and were able to choose experiments from a range of subjects including biology, chemistry, and geology, among others. With such a broad...

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Treating an Epidemic: Services for Substance Use Recovery

Posted: Wed, May 31, 2017
By: Kaitlyn Curtis One of the most – if not the most – devastating realities for Rhode Islanders is the state’s soaring rate of drug overdoses in the past few years.  In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2015, Rhode Island ranked 5th in the...

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5Klub – A Path to Better Health

Posted: Tue, May 16, 2017
By: Kaitlyn Curtis “Their struggles and their obstacles are huge – far more than a three mile walk.  Still, when they cross that finish line, there is such a feeling of achievement and pride.  It’s really powerful.” Four years ago, TPC Healthcare Specialist Erica Michonski set out to organize a...

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