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In the News - Mobile Unit Deployed to Combat Overdoses

Framed by a record number of fatal drug overdoses in 2021, CODAC Behavioral Healthcare has launched a mobile medical unit that will dispense methadone and other medications along with offering counseling and other services for Rhode Islanders living with opioid use disorder.
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In the News - The Avenue Concept and Rhode Island Department of Health Partner on New Series of Public Art Projects

The Avenue Concept (TAC), Rhode Island’s leading public art organization, and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today announced the completion of five new murals as part of a strategic partnership intended to support community well-being through art.
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In the News - Grant Awarded for LGBTQ+ Shelter

Community Care Alliance of Woonsocket has received a grant from the state for $441,143 to transition a Providence shelter to focus on providing care for unhoused LGBTQ+ folks.
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In the News - Lack of Housing Leads to Vicious Cycle for People Trying to Get into Recovery

A visit to a encampment where people are living in tents reveals a problem that has been growing. Alison Bologna interviews people living there for the NBC10 War on Opioids series.
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In the News - People Struggling with Addiction Face Lack of Affordable Housing

The Community Care Alliance Safe Haven staff help shed light on the homelessness crisis as they are interviewed by Alison Bologna for the NBC10 War on Opioids series.
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Community Care Alliance Sees Broad Impact on Clients with Use of Mirah

CCA was highlighted on Mirah's website ... (Mirah helps improve behavioral health outcomes through a client personal assessment tool).
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In the News - Honoring nonprofits with Best Practice Awards

Congratulations to CCA's The Harbour Youth Center and all the members of the Woonsocket Afterschool Coalition for earning the Best Practice Award from the Rhode Island Foundation​.
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In the News - Reed Announces $10.4 Million to Help End Homelessness in RI

In an effort to help coordinate housing and supportive services for families and individuals experiencing homelessness across Rhode Island, U.S. Senator Jack Reed, a senior member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development (THUD), today announced $10,405,36...
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In the News - The Rites of Spring in Budgetary Land

One of the more outspoken advocates for community-based behavioral health investments has been Benedict Lessing, Jr. long-time president and CEO of Community Care Alliance.
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In the News - 'A Human Crisis'

For nearly four years, Francis White was addicted to synthetic marijuana, a drug typically manufactured in Asia and sold on the streets as K2 or spice.
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