In the News - Can We Have an Honest Conversation?
Benedict F. Lessing, Jr., President/CEO of Community Care Alliance, addressed the Senate Legislative Commission laying it all on the line...
"The “disconnect” and lack of understanding between the Governor’s office and R.I. General Assembly is stark, regarding population needs and the role that community organizations play in addressing behavioral health concerns, child welfare, substance use and opioid addiction, homelessness, developmental disabilities – and the recognition that many of these issues are “connected.” This was not always the case."
ConvergenceRI writes about the testimony and includes Ben's reflections about how to reconfigure the RI Executive Office of Health & Human Services.
Read it here»