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The Power of Peers – TPC Expands Mental Health Peer Support

Posted: Wed, August 01, 2018
For people receiving treatment for mental illness, sometimes it is best to hear about the process of getting better from someone who has been there before. Peer specialists are people that who use their own experience with mental health and addiction to help others. In the addiction field, peers, sometimes called sponsors,...

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The Providence Center Announces Teen Recovery Center Opening

Posted: Fri, June 22, 2018
On Thursday, June 21, The Providence Center (TPC) and Anchor Recovery announced the opening of the Jim Gillen Teen Center, Rhode Island’s first facility designed for teens in recovery from addiction. The Center will be staffed by people in long-term recovery and offer teens age-appropriate supports including meetings, one-on-one recovery coaching, and...

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Recovery Navigation Program: A Community Success Story

Posted: Wed, January 31, 2018
By: Jake Bissaro The Providence Center’s Recovery Navigation Program (RNP) provides a space where people who misuse alcohol can stabilize and get connected with treatment resources. Now open for just over a year, the program is seeing successes in its mission to lend a helping hand to this complex and...

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U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams Visits Anchor Recovery Center

Posted: Mon, January 29, 2018
By: Jake Bissaro Last Friday, United States Surgeon General Jerome Adams, ME, MPH, visited Anchor Community Recovery Center to participate in a discussion about Rhode Island’s response to the addiction epidemic. Adams visited Rhode Island as a guest of U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, and attendees included Congressman Jim Langevin, RI...

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Providence Announces “PVD Safe Stations” Initiative with The Providence Center

Posted: Thu, December 14, 2017
This Monday, the City of Providence announced the PVD Safe Stations program, a partnership between The Providence Center (TPC), The RI Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities & Hospitals, and High Intensity Drug Task Area (HIDTA) New England. The program is designed to connect opioid-dependent individuals with treatment and recovery...

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