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

SAMHSA's  Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) is hosting a three-part virtual learning series entitled "Peer Navigators to Address Health Disparities...
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6 CEUs*: (SW, CD, MHC) This workshop will provide participants with a detailed review of 42 CFR Part 2, and a summative overview of HIPAA and other relevant State and Federal confidentiality...
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3 CEUs*: (SW,CD,MHC) This training will explore the attitudes and views on suicide and interventions. Access to lethal means can determine whether a person who is suicidal lives or dies. This...
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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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