Rhode Island Treatment Centers

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Rhode Island is the smallest state in the U. S. geographically. It is only about 48 miles long and 37 miles across with a 1,545 square mile area. It is a state known for its gorgeous beaches and the mansions and ships of Newport. Unfortunately, Rhode Island has also become home to a rampant drug problem among its residents.

The northeastern portion of the United States has become notorious for its opioid epidemic. Rhode Island borders on the state of Massachusetts, which had 1,574 confirmed deaths due to overdoses in 2015. Cities in Rhode Island such as Providence, Cranston, Warwick, Pawtucket, and Woonsocket boast the highest rates of drug abuse and overdoses. Many of the opioid deaths occurring in Rhode Island can be attributed to the influx of fentanyl. Fentanyl is used by drug dealers to cut heroin, and is 30 to 50 times stronger than heroin, resulting in many hospitalizations and deaths. The drug trade occurring in Rhode Island is primarily due to gang activity, like the Bloods, Crips, or Latin Kings. 

While illegal drug use is a huge problem in Rhode Island, alcohol abuse is an equally troublesome issue. Rhode Island ranks third in the nation for death caused by alcohol poisoning. The alcohol problem in the state may be due to its high unemployment rate. It ranks fourth in the country in unemployment. 

Rhode Island is a densely populated state and has many treatment options to combat addiction. The state has many programs which dispense methadone, however, another common medication used to treat addiction, called buprenorphine, is not dispensed in rehab facilities in the state. 

Rhode Island Addiction Statistics

  • 40 percent of high school students in Rhode Island admit to using marijuana in 2011.
  • Rhode Island was number one among the states for marijuana and alcohol abuse in 2008.
  • Providence rates highest in the state for drug overdoses, with more than 50 occurring in the city in 2015.
  • 47 percent of the 258 deaths due to drug overdose occurring in Rhode Island involved fentanyl.
  • 39.2 percent of all federal sentences in Rhode Island were related to drug crimes in 2001.
  • In 2014, 80 percent of all drug crimes investigated by police in the city of Providence involved heroin.
  • Drug overdose deaths in the state are down from 336 confirmed deaths in 2016.
  • Overdose deaths from prescription drugs have leveled off and dropped since 2009, with 56 occurring in 2016.
  • However, illicit drug overdoses are up, as are deaths occurring when both prescription and illicit drugs are taken.
  • 3 out of 4 people who die from an overdose in Rhode Island are men.
  • Most deaths from overdose occur in the 25 to 34 age group.
  • Rhode Island has the fifth most overdose deaths per capita in the country, coming in behind West Virginia, New Hampshire, Kentucky, and Ohio.
  • Rhode Island had 28.2 overdose deaths per 100,000 in 2015.
  • Rhode Island ranked third highest in the number of adults who used illegal drugs in the past month and fifth highest in the number of teenagers.


Education and awareness are important when preventing and treating drug and alcohol addiction. There are many groups in Rhode Island dedicated to educating children and the public about drug abuse and treatment options. Find out what they are doing to save lives:

If you or someone you love is suffering from alcohol or drug addiction, call our counselors today to learn about the programs available to aid in recovery. Substance abuse addiction affects everyone and can not be beaten without professional help.

Rehab Programs in Rhode Island (RI)

Treatment ApproachesUnited StatesRhode Island
Substance abuse counseling approach99.2%100.0%
Relapse prevention96.3%100.0%
Cognitive behavioral therapy93.5%100.0%
Motivational interviewing92.3%100.0%
Anger management82.3%90.3%
Brief intervention approach81.5%83.9%
Trauma-related counseling78.0%96.8%
12-step facilitation approach74.7%67.7%
Contingency management motivational incentive55.4%45.2%
Dialectical behavioral therapy52.3%45.2%
Rational emotive behavioral therapy46.7%64.5%
Martix Model43.6%64.5%
Community reinforcement plus vouchers12.5%16.1%

Payment/Insurance AcceptedUnited StatesRhode Island
Cash or self-payment91.8%87.1%
Private health insurance70.0%80.6%
Medicaid63.7%77.4%
Federal or any government funding for substance abuse programs53.1%77.4%
State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid47.7%58.1%
Medicare33.8%48.4%
Military insurance e.g. TRICARE33.0%48.4%
Access to recovery ATR voucher9.9%9.7%
IHS Tribal Urban ITU funds6.9%6.5%
No payment accepted2.8%6.5%

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345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI, 02906

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205 Hallene Road Suite 102, Warwick, RI, 02886

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1625 Diamond Hill Road Suite 102, Woonsocket, RI, 02895

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985 Plainfield Street, Johnston, RI, 02919

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350 Columbia Street, Wakefield, RI, 02879

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93 Thames Street, Newport, RI, 02840

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82 Pond Street, Pawtucket, RI, 02860-4462

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349 Huntington Avenue, Providence, RI, 02909

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850 Waterman Avenue, East Providence, RI, 02914

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31 North Union Street, Pawtucket, RI, 02860

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66 Pavilion Avenue, Providence, RI, 02905

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830 Chalkstone Avenue Unit 116-F, Providence, RI, 02908

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251 Main Street, Exeter, RI, 02822

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160 Narragansett Avenue, Providence, RI, 02907

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2020 Elmwood Avenue, Warwick, RI, 02888

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268 Kingstown Road, Narragansett, RI, 02882

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66 Burnett Street, Providence, RI, 02907

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80 Summit Street, Pawtucket, RI, 02860

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43 Smith Road Code 32-N, Newport, RI, 02841

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80 East Street, Cranston, RI, 02920

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