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 2nd Annual Rhode Island Peer Recovery Leadership Forum will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Marriott Providence Downtown from 12:30 -4:30.  The event is sponsored by Parent Support...
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6 CEUs*: (SW,CD, MHC) This course will define and differentiate the experience of pain. The neurophysiology of both acute and chronic pain will be described. The role of opiate and other...
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6 CEUs*:  (SW,CD,MHC) Professionals in the behavioral health professions often struggle with documentation issues such as: 1. How much detail should I include in my case notes? What's too much...
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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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