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

Founded and sponsored by NCADD, Alcohol Awareness Month was established in 1987 to help reduce the stigma so often associated with alcoholism by encouraging communities to reach out to the American...
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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the 49th annual New England Summer School of Addiction Studies which will take place on June 4 - 7, 2018, at Worcester State University, Worcester, Massachusetts. This...
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Trainings

6 CEUs*: (SW, CD, MHC) This training has been designed to introduce a health education model of HIV/AIDS and Viral Hepatitis prevention. Participants will learn basic HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis...
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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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