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July 2019

Addiction and Recovery: Dispelling the Myths

July 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
RICARES Office, 134 Mathewson Street
Providence, RI 02903 United States

In the last twenty years, we have witnessed a revolution in how we understand recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. In the past, treatment professionals and the recovery community embraced a one-size-fits-all model based on severe, late-stage substance use disorder and the experience of twelve step programs. Today, we understand that there are multiple paths to recovery and twelve step programs don't provide the only vehicle for sustained recovery. In this class, Stephen Gumbley will review the current…

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October 2019

Challenging Stigma, Healing Addiction: Drama Therapy Workshop

October 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
RICARES Office, 134 Mathewson Street
Providence, RI 02903 United States
Free

This workshop will explore how the use of therapeutic theater creates healing and social change. Discussing her work with COAAST (Creating Outreach about Addiction Support Together), Moyer Bell will present the basic theory and practice of drama therapy and how it helps populations struggling with Substance Use Disorder. She will also lead participants through a drama therapy exercise. The workshop will allow for time to reflect on how drama therapy practices can be utilized by participants in their daily work…

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