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TPC Partners with Providence Police on U.S. DOJ’s “Smart Policing” Grant

Posted: Wed, March 28, 2018
Yesterday, the Providence Police Department announced a partnership with The Providence Center (TPC) and Roger Williams University (RWU) for the Smart Policing Innovation Grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice. This three-year, $700,000 grant will fund efforts by to formulate a Behavioral Health Response Team (BHRT) that will work...

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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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The Providence Center and Dartmouth College Complete Four-Year “Health Connections” Grant Program

Posted: Mon, November 27, 2017
The Providence Center recently completed a four-year grant funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) called “Health Connections.” The mission of the project was to connect people with excessive hospitalizations (designated “super users”) who also have a serious mental illness diagnosis to a comprehensive array of services...

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Baby on Board: Balancing Motherhood with Everyday Life

Posted: Wed, November 08, 2017
By: Kaitlyn Barnett Over the years, Laura Aussant, RN at The Providence Center, has worked with a number of women enduring the struggles of motherhood.  On top of these everyday struggles, these women have been diagnosed with mental health issues and/or history of drug abuse. Realizing these women needed more...

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The Providence Center to Open RI’s First Teen Recovery Center

Posted: Fri, October 27, 2017
By: Jake Bissaro Early next year, The Providence Center (TPC) is set to open Rhode Island’s first recovery center designed specifically for teens struggling with addiction. The Jim Gillen Anchor Teen Recovery Center will provide access to age-appropriate recovery supports for young people, and connect them with peers to establish a...

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