Thrive Behavioral Health's Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams have been on the frontlines facing a variety of challenges in response to our clients' increased behavioral health symptoms due to the COVID pandemic. Meet our ACT team members, Jenna O'Brien, Registered Nurse, and Cori Cramer, Substance Use Disorder Counselor, and hear their story.
In this beautiful video montage, Thrive's clients express the challenges they are facing and the triumphs they have achieved on their road to mental wellness. We invite you to bear witness as these individuals explore their unique experiences of personal growth and the powerful impact their journeys have had on their hearts, minds and spirits.
Thrive's Youth & Family Services department's Clinical Supervisor Carris Transue was featured on the Central RI Chamber of Commerce's Facebook page as part of a Live Event for May Is Mental Health Month entitled "Take 5 for Mental Health Wellness". Carris shares five tips for maintaining mental health wellness you can incorporate in your daily life to maintain your mental health. For more information about Thrive's behavioral health services, visit ThriveBHRI.org or call 401.732.5656 for an in-person or telehealth appointment.
Hillsgrove Clubhouse, a program of Thrive Behavioral Health, accepts NAMI's "Share Your Story" Challenge for NAMIWalks RI 2020. Hillsgrove Clubhouse's Team will be walking on October 10, 2020. Help them raise money for NAMI and reach their goal by visiting their fundraising page.
Thrive's Residential Services staff recently led a socially-distanced art project at our Barrington House Group Home. The activity served to inspire hope among residents during COVID-19, and is featured in the below video. The project was captured by photographer Connie Grosch, Multimedia and Publications Producer at the Rhode Island Foundation. The photos were taken to commemorate the 31 organizations that received funding from the COVID-19 Behavioral Health Fund, which was established by the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner and health insurers at the Rhode Island Foundation.
Cecilia Pomar-Nichols, Vocational Specialist & Assertive Community Treatment Team Leader chaired a mask making initiative to help ensure the health and safety of Thrive's staff and clients.
Carol Belasco, Case Manager, shares how her job responsibilities have changed due to working from home.