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RI Monthly features Anchor recovery center inside women’s prison

Posted: Wed, May 07, 2014

RI Monthly featured Anchor DryDOC, the first recovery center located inside Rhode Island’s Adult Correctional Institution.

  Anchor Recovery DryDOC provides women at the ACI with a place to meet within the existing facility and hold support groups, recovery coaches—people with lived experience who provide advice, support and friendship—and the opportunity to become a recovery coach themselves through a 30-hour training. Women at DryDOC are also connected to the services they need to maintain their recovery once they re-enter their communities and are introduced to members and staff from the other two Anchor Recovery Community Centers in order to facilitate continued participation upon release.

  Read more from RI Monthly’s May issue.