Thrive Behavioral Health, Inc. Archives for May of 2019

Thrive Behavioral Health, Inc. Archives for May of 2019

Thrive's News & Events

NAMI Hosts Mental Health Advocacy Training

NAMI Hosts Mental Health Advocacy Training

Published 05/02/2019

On Wednesday, 8 May 2019 NAMI and the Mental Health Association of Rhode Island hosted "Mental Health Advocacy Training" at Butler Hospital's Ray Conference Center in Providence. The event, which is open to the public, will enhance participants' advocacy skills and help them to shape a powerful and personal story that will move policy makers....

ICC Hosts Seminar on Creating a Trauma Sensitive Community

ICC Hosts Seminar on Creating a Trauma Sensitive Community

Published 05/10/2019

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019 the Interfaith Counseling Center will host a presentation entitled "Creating a Trauma Sensitive Community". This presentation explores major concepts underlying a trauma informed approach to a caring community. Trauma can naturally stem from many places in our lives including loss, natural disaster, unwanted change, abuse, neglect, or exposure to violence....

 Discrimination & Mental Health Parity Workshop

Discrimination & Mental Health Parity Workshop

Published 05/16/2019

On Thursday, May 23, 2019 the RI Parity Initiative and RI Parent Information Network host "Discrimination & Mental Health Parity", a workshop for members of the community. Parity is the law, and insurance companies are required to provide coverage for mental health, including substance use disorder services, at the same level they cover physical health services....

Thrive Outreach Worker Featured in "Street Sights"

Thrive Outreach Worker Featured in "Street Sights"

Published 05/22/2019

Will Lawlor, a man who does outreach on the streets of Providence, writes the poignant stories of others regularly to draw attention to the plight that so many people suffer as a result of being homeless. Writing and sharing these stories is also an outlet for him. In his words, “Seeing and hearing the sad, horrible...