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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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TPC Announces Partnership with West Warwick Police Department

Posted: Wed, May 10, 2017
At a press conference on Monday, May 8th, The Providence Center announced their new partnership with the West Warwick Police Department (WWPD). The initiative, known as the “WWPD Drug Overdose Prevention Pilot Program,” is part of TPC’s Community Diversion Program, which places clinicians in local police departments with the aim...

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Anchor Recovery Center: Taking Recovery Into the Community

Posted: Tue, April 25, 2017
A common saying when addressing recovery from substance use is to “meet people where they’re at.” Anchor Recovery Center’s Anchor ED and Anchor MORE Programs are giving that phrase new meaning by going out into the community and making direct connections with people suffering from addiction issues. Both programs are...

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TPC Case Manager Teaches the Art of Cooking

Posted: Tue, April 18, 2017
By: Jake Bissaro “A simple trick is to put salt in the water to make it boil faster,” says Michelle Hevey, a residential case manager at The Providence Center’s Atwood St. group home in the Silver Lake section of Providence. This afternoon she is teaching a group of three male...

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TPC Partners with Local Police Departments

Posted: Thu, April 13, 2017
By: Jake Bissaro It’s an unfortunate fact that the American criminal justice system has become a destination for many people with untreated mental illnesses. According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, nearly 15% of men and 30% of women booked into jails have a serious mental health condition. In...

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