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

"MTV's Prescription For Change: Ending America's Opioid Crisis.", a one-hour documentary featuring Rapper Macklemore and President Obama will air this fall. ...
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This one-day workshop provides an opportunity for participants who have already been trained in Motivational Interviewing to refresh both their knowledge and their skills with the...
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Trauma is defined as exposure to repetitive or severe events such as but not limited to sexual, physical or emotional abuse/neglect, actual or threatened death, exposure to violence, and other...
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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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