Active Issues

RICARES hopes to have a page in the future with all active issues at a local level and a national level that need to be acted on. We are working towards that. In the meantime check our advocacy page for local agencies working on issues that matter to us. Faces &...

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An Interfaith Memorial Service

An interfaith memorial service for the 1,250 Rhode Islanders who have died of opioid overdose in the last five years was held Thursday at the First Baptist Church in America in Providence. An interfaith memorial service for the 1,250 Rhode Islanders who have died of...

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RICARES Report to the Community Part II

RICARES Report to the Community Part IIIn June of 2017 RICARES issued our initial report to the community. We gave an overview of the events leading, and actions taken, to address the accidental opioid overdose death epidemic in our state. This second report will list...

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