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

The RI Dept. of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities & Hospitals is hosting a series of Community Forums/Listening Sessions in the month of May throughout the State. All are welcome to...
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NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) RHODE ISLAND  is hosting their annual spring conference "Bridging the Gaps!"at Providence College's Slavin Center on May 23rd from...
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Trainings

6 CEUs*: (SW, CD, MHC) This all day training will address the complex behavioral health needs of individuals, including returning veterans, with PTSD. The training will address how the brain is...
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6 CEUs*: (SW, CD, MHC) PLEASE NOTE: This training will be held over 2 consecutive Thursday evenings on June 7th and June 14th from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Participant must attend both evenings to obtain...
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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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