Our Mission

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.

News & Events

Parent Support Network is sponsoring: 
Engaging Fathers to Build Strong Families and Communities
Join the National Fatherhood...
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The Rhode Island Task Force to Support Pregnant & Parenting Families with Substance-Exposed Newborns presents its:
3rd Annual Conference
Friday October 19, 2018
Rhode Island...
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2 CEUs:  (SW, CD, MHC)  This workshop will provide participants with information on effective treatment intervention for older adults with substance use disorder. Participants will be given an...
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6 CEUs*: (SW,CD, MHC) This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of ethical and liability issues related to substance abuse treatment and intervention. Ethical and liability issues will...
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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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