Rhode to Health Medical Mobile Van

Rhode to Health Medical Mobile Van provides free medical services, crisis stabilization, substance abuse screening, referral and Suboxone inductions, tobacco cessation. Rhode to Health Medical Mobile Van is parked in South Providence on Mondays and Thursdays, Woonsocket/Pawtucket on Tuesdays. Services provided are: Crisis Stabilization and Assessment General Medical care Rapid HIV Testing Rapid Hepatitis C…

March Creative Works

There Once was a Man with Schizophrenia By Charlie Fellowman There once was a man with schizophrenia Who said if you look within ya Recovery you’ll find A good part of the time And then you’ll be glad to have been ya     Awake In My Sunshine By Stephen C. Evans A vision of…

A VIEW FROM THE STREETS

By WILL Rhode Island should be called the hoop state. This is not because of any basketball teams. It because of all the hoops folks have to go through in order to get anything accomplished. Try to get into a treatment center; just try to get a bed when you are suffering from addiction. See…

Advocates in Rhode Island

ADVOCACY CORNER Dhruv Gaur Dhruv Gaur studies Economics and Public Health  at Brown University.   Last year, on January 23, 2019, the yearly Point-in-Time Count found that 1,055 people were experiencing homelessness in Rhode Island on any given night. This included 111 families with 197 children, 553 single men, 170 single women, and 7 transgender people….

Walk in Unity

INSPIRATION Rev. Donna Dee Dee Williams Donna Dee Dee Williams is an ordained Pastor and Director of Call Center and Internship Programs at Horizon Healthcare Partners. You can write to her at dwilliams@hhpartners.org   Hi everyone, I am back it is great to have the opportunity to share the word with you again. I have…

March is Nutrition Month

9 Healthy Tips for Your Waistline By William Harter It seems like everybody worries about their weight and waistline. So, here are some tips from our friendly doctor to help you. Some of them you just can’t live without. It doesn’t mean you can’t skip over that one, and try the others. Skip the chips….

December Editorial

According to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank 2019 Status Report on hunger, “The economy is strong, with low unemployment, but there are still thousands of Rhode Islanders who cannot afford three healthy meals a day. 172,000 Rhode Islanders live in households with incomes below the level of poverty that qualifies children for free school…