Addressing Addiction and Supporting Recovery Through Faith
 
 Contact us if you would like to engage in any of the following activities?
Featured Activities

1)    Host a screening of the video in your community 
Help generate discussion and provide tools for addressing addiction and supporting recovery.
 
2)    Faith-based Recovery Coach  Training and Support
Do you have volunteers in your church, synagogue or mosque that would like to s upport their brethren in recovery?  Peer recovery support assists individuals and  families working toward recovery from mental and/or substance use problems. They  incorporate a full range of services that facilitate recovery, wellness, and linkage  to and coordination among service providers, and other supports shown to improve  quality of life for people in and seeking recovery and their families.  This conversation is geared to incorporate  your specific faith tradition in providing those supports.
 
3)    Celebrate Recovery Month September 2016 
Use Recovery Month as a time to focus on addiction recovery efforts. Access tools such as bulletin notices, prayers for the faithful and participate in the non-denominational "Prayer Orchard" at this year's Rally4Recovery.
 
4)    Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Distribution
We can provide overdose prevention, recognition and intervention training, as well as free Naloxone kits.
 
5)    Visit the New England ATTC website: attcnetwork.org/newengland
For a description of this SAMHSA funded multidisciplinary resource for professionals in the substance use disorder treatment and recovery support fields.
 
What's in your Toolbox?
 

Contact Rev. Dave Martins at RICARES (401) 475-2960 or dmartins@ricares.org
or Michelle McKenzie at RICARES (401) 487-2194 or mmckenzie@lifespan.org
 
We would also like to hear about any faith based recovery supports about which you are aware. We are compiling a referral list which we will happily share.