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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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Director of National Drug Control Policy visits Anchor Recovery Community Center

Posted: Wed, July 27, 2016
Rhode Island’s response to the opioid epidemic took center stage on Monday, July 25, when the “Recovery Czar” visited Rhode Island.  Michael Botticelli, Director of National Drug Control Policy for the White House, stopped by The Providence Center’s Anchor Recovery Community Center in Pawtucket to learn more about the success...

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Anchor Recovery Wins 2016 Scattergood Innovation Award

Posted: Thu, May 19, 2016
Earlier this week, The Scattergood Foundation announced that The Providence Center’s Anchor Recovery Services are the winners of the 2016 Scattergood Innovation Awards! The Scattergood Foundation is a grantmaking and philanthropic organization that recognizes advances in behavioral health programming. Anchor was chosen as one of five finalists out of a...

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Gov. Raimondo Signs Good Samaritan Act into Law at Anchor

Posted: Thu, January 28, 2016
On January 27th, RI Governor Gina Raimondo signed the Good Samaritan Act of 2016 into law at Anchor Community Recovery Center in Pawtucket. The law puts legal protection in place for those who seek medical help for individuals experiencing an overdose. To combat the state’s opioid epidemic, Gov. Raimondo emphasized...

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6 Ways to Handle the Holidays When You’re in Recovery

Posted: Thu, December 17, 2015
Chances are for your family, the holidays are a time of joy and celebration. But for many grappling with addiction and mental health obstacles, they can be anything but. While the often-repeated statistic that suicide rates spike during the holidays is a myth, the emotions associated with this time of...

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