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Anchor Learning Academy – A Sober Space for Students to Grow

Posted: Tue, March 21, 2017
By: Jake Bissaro A young person’s high school years can be arduous, but for students dealing with a substance use disorder, academic success can be all but impossible. TPC’s Anchor Learning Academy (ALA) is Rhode Island’s first recovery high school, and combines a rigorous academic curriculum with clinical recovery services to...

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Jonathan Goyer Gives Back After Battle with Addiction

Posted: Thu, March 16, 2017
Jonathan Goyer was introduced to marijuana when he was seven. When he took his first hit of acid when he was 12, he knew his life would never be the same. Soon the crippling grips of addiction took hold of his life. He became completely fixated on getting “the next...

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The Providence Center Appoints Deborah O’Brien President

Posted: Wed, March 15, 2017
(TPC) has announced the appointment of Deborah M. O’Brien, BS, RN, MPA as its new President effective April 1, 2017. O’Brien is only the organization’s third president since its founding in 1969. O’Brien joined The Providence Center in 1995 as Director of Quality Improvement. She earned her BS in Nursing in 1985...

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Providence College Women’s Hockey Honors The Providence Center

Posted: Thu, January 26, 2017
On Saturday, January 21st, The Providence College Women’s Hockey team held a mental health awareness game and honored The Providence Center with a $1,000 donation. Junior goalie Alanna Serviss wanted to speak out about her experiences with depression and reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness, so she helped to set...

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The Providence Center and Thundermist Health Center Partner for Mental Health Program in Wakefield

Posted: Mon, January 23, 2017
The Providence Center (TPC) has opened an Integrated Health Home program at Thundermist Health Center, a federally-qualified patient centered medical home. The program, located at Thundermist’s South County facility in Wakefield, is focused on providing high-quality treatment to adults enrolled in Medicaid and dealing with serious mental illness. The Health...

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