District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr.

Student Wellness Summit Promoting Good Decision-Making & Positive Choices Featuring Keynote Speaker: Jeff Yalden “Take Time to Think” Jeff Yalden Tells Teens “I think today’s teens are desperate for the attention of caring adults who recognize their problems, and speak with them honestly and directly about the challenges they face.” Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA […]

Public Listening Session for Opioid Addiction March 10th 4-6 p.m. at Quinsigamond Community College

Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders and the Opioid Addiction Work Group will hold the first of a number of public listening sessions throughout the state on the opioid epidemic and substance use in general on March 10, 2015 from 4-6 p.m. at Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester. Secretary Sudders and Working Group members […]

Substance Abuse and Eating Disorders

What Parents & Families Need to Know Nearly 50% of individuals with an eating disorder (ED) also have a substance use disorder, a rate five times greater than what is seen in the general population, research shows. Substance use disorders can develop before, during, or after treatment for an eating disorder. In some individuals, substance […]

Reverberations of Addiction’s Impact in the Family

Claudia Black, Ph.D. FREE Webinar Feb 24, 2015 @2PM EST -> click here to register! The first of a nine part webinar series designed for persons interested in addiction, its impact on families and children, and in solutions available to provide help to concerned family members and friends, and to faith communities. Topic: Reverberations of […]

2015 SBIRT Webinar Series Announced

2015 SBIRT Webinar Series Announced Get free SBIRT continuing education (CEs) Did you know that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) includes substance use disorders as one of the ten elements of essential health benefits? This means that all health insurance sold on Health Insurance Exchanges or provided by Medicaid to certain newly eligible adults must […]

AdCare Staff Attend Recovery Month Planning Partners Meeting

Outside the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration Building in Rockville, M.D. are from left to right: Tom Coderre, Senior Advisor to the Administrator at the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA); Holly Cekala, Executive Director Rhode Island Cares; Michelle Harter, Manager Anchor Recovery Community Centers; Susan Shaw, AdCare Community Services Representative; […]

AdCare Rhode Island

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (February 2015, North Kingstown, Rhode Island) – AdCare Rhode Island, an alcohol and drug treatment center located in North Kingstown, earns accreditation from The Joint Commission (TJC), formerly known as The Joint Commission on Hospital Accreditation (JCAHO), demonstrating continuous compliance with its national performance standards for healthcare quality and safety. TJC’s Gold […]

Lisa A. Clark, RN, MSN, has joined AdCare as VP of Marketing and Business Development

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (January 1, 2015, Worcester, Massachusetts) – AdCare Hospital Names Lisa A. Clark, RN, MSN, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development/Community Services. AdCare staff attends SAMHSA Meetings in Washington, DC. Lisa A. Clark, RN, MSN, has joined AdCare Hospital as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development. The retiring James F. McKenna […]