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The mission of The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI is to promote a collaborative, coordinated system of high quality, comprehensive community-based mental health and substance abuse prevention and treatment services.

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6 CEUs:* (SW, CD, MHC) PLEASE NOTE: This training will  be held on 2 consecutive Thursday evenings  on July 19th and July 26th from 5:30pm-8:30pm.  Participant must attend both evenings...
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*2 Nursing Contact Hours or 2 CEUs: (SW, CD)  (Previously offered only to nurses, this important training is also now available to those seeking CEUs from other certification or licensing...
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Workforce Development

The behavioral health workforce is one of the fastest growing workforces in the country. Employment projections for 2020 based on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics forecast a 27% rise in employment opportunities for substance abuse and mental health counselors from 2016 to 2020.

     As stated by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) the current and worsening opioid crisis, the impending addiction crisis with marijuana, and the thousands of lives lost or suffering from alcohol and other substance use and mental health disorders is coinciding with a...
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