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The FLIP Approach to STOP the Drug Epidemic and Fentanyl Poisoning Serving Rhode Island, RI

The FLIP Approach to Stop the Drug Epidemic and Fentanyl Poisoning in Rhode Island

The FLIP Approach to STOP the Drug Epidemic and Fentanyl Poisoning Serving Rhode Island

The Global Recovery Movement’s ultimate goal is to STOP the drug epidemic and to STOP fentanyl poisoning. Our mission is to FLIP addiction from the criminal justice system to the healthcare system. The criminal justice system is punitive and discriminatory, while the healthcare system provides dignity, kindness, treatment, recovery, builds up their self-esteem and helps prevent relapses.

The Global Recovery Movement also is helping to drug proof communities through student assistant and drug counselors in schools and throughout the community. We are also working with municipal alliances to put drug prevention funds into peer leadership organized activities. We are dedicated to drug proofing communities with the FLIP approach.

Portugal has successfully and effectively ‘flipped’ addiction from the criminal justice system to the healthcare system. This method has been proven in Portugal and in Dayton, Ohio and we would like to help get this type of program implemented Nationally. We need to simply decide that we are NOT going to punish our people for having a potentially fatal disease. We can and must advocate to remove all obstacles for our cherished loved ones to recover from drug addiction.

FLIPPING the Drug Epidemic in Rhode Island

FLIPPING the Drug Epidemic Serving Rhode Island

The Drug Epidemic continues to impact all of our communities across the United States. Drug overdose deaths continue to rise and therefore we need to come together and educate families and friends, as well as get our law enforcement agencies educated on reversing the effects of an opioid overdose. If you know anyone taking these harmful substances or stimulants, get them to a rehab treatment program instead of prison!

  • Fentanyl
  • Heroin
  • Hydrocodone
  • Hydromorphone
  • Marijuana
  • Meth
  • Methadone
  • Meth Amphetamine
  • Oxycodone
  • OxyContin
  • Tapentadol

Implementing Treatment Not Jail-TGRM in Rhode Island

Implementing Treatment Not Jail-TGRM Serving Rhode Island, RI

Recognizing that law enforcement has a front row seat to the opioid epidemic and are in a unique position to prevent drug overdose deaths, the Police Assisted Addiction & Recovery Initiative (PAARI) provides training, strategic guidance, support, and resources to help law enforcement agencies nationwide create non-arrest pathways to treatment and recovery to stop the opioid epidemic from killing our loved ones. They have customized programs based on each community and can utilize multiple law enforcement entry points to treatment. Some treatments involve medications that can be used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, which have contributed to lowering overdose deaths. Let’s all work together in educating patients, caregivers, and the community about the benefits of having these medications readily available to more people. Reach out and find more information about these medications:

  • Naloxone, (also known as Narcan) is designed to rapidly reverse opioid overdose.
  • Naltrexone, is used to prevent people who have been addicted to certain drugs (opiates) from taking them again.
  • Suboxone, is used as part of a medical, social and psychological treatment program for patient’s dependent on opioids like heroin, morphine, oxycodone or codeine.
  • Vivitrol, is a monthly injection that contains naltrexone (an opioid antagonist) which is injected intramuscularly into the buttocks. Naltrexone helps reduce opioid and alcohol cravings.

Drug, Opioid, Fentanyl Addiction Recovery Organizations Serving Rhode Island

Drug, Opioid, Fentanyl Addiction Recovery Organizations Serving Rhode Island

Let’s build our community coalitions and extend drug education to our families and friends across the Country. We are here to advocate on behalf of those captured by addiction of drugs in the United States. They were victims from Purdue Pharma (The Sackler family), the FDA, doctors, dentists, hospitals, Pharma and politicians. Most of us know someone personally who tragically overdosed. Do not wait until someone close to you is affected, because the first time becomes last time. Consider these drug rehabilitation programs to fight against substance abuse for the person you care about:

  • NA
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Naranon
  • McShin foundation
  • Morris County Municipal Alliances
  • Municipal Alliances

Alcoholism Recovery & Treatment Programs in Rhode Island

Alcoholism Recovery & Treatment Programs Serving Rhode Island

Alcoholism is an addiction to the consumption of alcoholic liquor or the mental illness and compulsive behavior resulting from alcohol dependency. Alcohol abuse and alcoholism can destroy a marriage or drive a wedge between family members. Those who drink can deplete their family budget, cause fights, ignore children, and otherwise impair the health and happiness of the people they love. Here is a listing of rehab programs for those you know with an alcohol addiction disease:

  • AA
  • Alanon
  • Alcohol Anonymous
  • McShin foundation
  • Morris County Municipal Alliances
  • Municipal Alliances

Alcoholism Recovery & Treatment Programs in Rhode Island

Grieving Caregivers Support for Drug, Opioid and Fentanyl Overdose Death Serving Rhode Island, RI

No one could ever understand the pain and suffering family and friends endure after losing someone from an overdose death. The Global Recovery Movement team has been reaching out to communities across America to raise public awareness on drug prevention and drug treatment. They are asking that all communities implement the Police Assisted Addiction Recovery Initiative (PAARI); plant, donate, or register a memorial tree in your town or county in honor of someone who lost their battle to drugs; share prevention information about fentanyl poisoning, fake pills, addictive opioids like oxycontin, and information on overdose deaths in your town or county; place student assistance counselors in the schools and community (http://asapnj.org); start a municipal alliance (community coalition with leaders, police and parents) and fund the grass roots with drug fine money for school and community prevention programs (https://www.gcada.nj.gov).

We have a network of grieving moms, dads, caregivers, family, and friends who have volunteered to make a difference through their communities and other communities by reaching out to others who are grieving as well. The following drug information and overdose statistics can be found on the https://grmovement.org/ website. Visit the Website and learn more about how these organizations can help those who are grieving or those who want to join the fight against drugs in their community:

  • Dayton Recovers
  • DEWAA
  • Dr. Joao Goulao
  • Drug Assemblies
  • Drug Epidemic Walk Across America
  • Empty Chair
  • Silent Screams Song
  • FDA
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Hope One
  • Johann Hari
  • Mcshin foundation
  • Morris County Municipal Alliances
  • Municipal Alliances
  • Norway to Decriminalize Personal Drug Use in ‘Historic’ Shift
  • Oregon Resolution 110 TBD
  • Overdose Awareness Day
  • Police Assisted Addiction Recovery Initiatives (PAARI)
  • Porto Police Chief Interview
  • Purdue Watchdogs
  • Purple Chair Movement
  • Rhode Island Drug Policy
  • Ryan Hampton
  • Senator Anthony Bucco
  • Sheriff James Gannon
  • Teen Pride
  • The March to Purdue Pharma
  • The Pharmacist Netflix Series

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Fun Fact of Rhode Island

  • Capital: Providence
  • Year Founded: 1790
  • Major Cities: Providence, Warwick, Cranston, Pawtucket, East Providence
  • Borders: Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York (maritime border), Atlantic Ocean
  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Millions USD: $50,956
  • Population: 1,048,319
  • Land Area (Sq Miles): 1,214
  • High Point (Feet): 812
  • Other Facts: "Key Industries: Jewelry, metal products, shipbuilding, healthcare, tourism, and electrical equipment, Agriculture products include dairy products, eggs, nursery products, and vegetables. How Rhode Island got its name: The state website says the name came from Dutch explorer Adriaen Block who called the land Roodt Eylandt, which means red island. He got the name from the red clay of the Rhode Island coastline. Other sources claim that the name comes from Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano who thought one of the islands off the coast of Rhode Island looked like the island Rhodes off the coast of Greece. Rhode Island State Symbols: State Nickname: Ocean State; State Slogan: Unwind ; State Motto: Hope; State flower: Violet; State Bird: Rhode Island Red Chicken; State Fish: Striped bass; State Tree: Red Maple; State Mammal: NA; State Foods: Coffee Milk; Becoming a State: Date Admitted: May 29, 1790; Number Admitted: 13; Prior Name: Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, then sovereign state in Confederation; Postal Abbreviation: RI. The Geography of Rhode Island: Total Size: 1,045 sq. Miles (source: 2003 Census); Geographical Low Point: Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level (source: U.S. Geological Survey); Geographical High Point: Jerimoth Hill at 812 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Providence (source: U.S. Geological Survey); Central Point: Located in Kent County approx. 1 mile south-southwest of Crompton (source: U.S. Geological Survey); Counties: 5 (source: National Association of Counties); Bodies of Water: Atlantic Ocean, Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island Sound, Block Island Sound, Scituate Reservoir, Sakonnet River; Famous People: Chris Van Allsburg - Author who wrote Jumanji, The Polar Express, and Zathura; George Cohan - Musical composer who wrote patriotic songs such as 'You're a Grand Old Flag' and 'Over There'; Elisabeth Hasselbeck - TV talk show host and reality TV star; Matthew C. Perry - U.S. Naval commander; Gilbert Stuart - Artist who painted the famous portrait of George Washington; Meredith Vieira - TV talk show host and news anchor; More Fun Facts: Rhode Island is the smallest US state in geographical area.; Newport, RI held the first circus in the US in 1774.; The official name of Rhode Island is Rhode Island and the Providence Plantations.; The Tennis Hall of Fame is located in Rhode Island.; All the residents of the state live within about 30 miles from the water.; It was the last of the original thirteen colonies to become a state.; The oldest carousel in the United States is the Flying Horse Carousel located in Watch Hill.; The official state rock is Cumberlandite. This is a rare rock and is only found in the state.; It gets its nickname from having so much ocean coastline for such a small state.; Rhode Island made the first law that prohibited slavery in 1652.; Professional Sports Teams: There are no major Professional Sports Teams in Rhode Island." Citation: Nelson, Ken. "United States Geography for Kids: Rhode Island ." Ducksters, Technological Solutions, Inc. (TSI), https://www.ducksters.com/geography/state.php?State=Rhode Island
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