Governor Gina M. Raimondo will join leaders from East Bay Community Action Program, the Town of Bristol, the Bristol Health Equity Zone, and her Health and Human Services Cabinet to celebrate the Grand Opening of East Bay Recovery Center today at 10 a.m. at the Parish Hall of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church (across from the Church at 399 Hope Street, Bristol, RI).

The East Bay Recovery Center operates under the direction of East Bay Center, a division of East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP), in partnership with Bristol Health Equity Zone (HEZ).  It offers peer-to-peer support services, health and wellness activities, employment assistance programs, community outreach, and recovery-oriented social events, connecting those in recovery to the people, supports, and activities that help make long-term recovery a reality.

The Recovery Center aims to personalize recovery by serving as a physical location where recovery allies can organize and provide support and care.

The Recovery Center and behavioral health are part of EBCAP’s full service healthcare network, operating at locations throughout the East Bay, which also includes primary care family practice physicians and dentists.

For information please contact East Bay Center’s program director, Tommy Joyce, at 401-302-6231.

East Bay Center (EBC), a community-based lifeline of behavioral health services, provides: 24 hour emergency services/crisis intervention, counseling for adults and children, psychiatric services, medication prescription and monitoring, and substance use/opioid use disorder treatment services.

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