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Coaast


CREATING OUTREACH ABOUT ADDICTION

SUPPORT TOGETHER

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Coaast


CREATING OUTREACH ABOUT ADDICTION

SUPPORT TOGETHER

 
 

COAAST is a community-centered organization. Our programs highlight addiction as a family disease. We believe the opposite of addiction is connection. Our programs use this framework as a guide.

“We hurt in relationship, therefore we heal in relationship.”

 
 
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2017 Spring Tour


2017 Spring Tour


2017 SPRING TOUR

1. May 6th, 6pm - Block Island Maritime Institute
Free, Donations accepted
216 Ocean Ave, New Shoreham, RI 02807

*Sponsored by NAMI BI & Block Island Medical Center


2. May 7th, 7pm - Brown University kassar auditorium
Buy tickets here

151 Thayer St. Providence, Rhode Island 02903
*
Sponsored by the Brown Alumni Club

3. May 11th, 7pm - Westerly High School
Free, Donations accepted

23 Ward Ave, Westerly, RI 02891
*Sponsored by the Westerly Hospital

4. June 2nd, 7pm - Jamestown Arts Center
Buy Tickets Here
18 Valley St, Jamestown, RI 02835
*Sponsored by COdac Behavioral Healthcare

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Our Mission


TO ERADICATE THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC THROUGH ARTS-BASED EDUCATIONAL, THERAPEUTIC, AND COMMUNITY DRIVEN APPROACHES.

Our Mission


TO ERADICATE THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC THROUGH ARTS-BASED EDUCATIONAL, THERAPEUTIC, AND COMMUNITY DRIVEN APPROACHES.

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Harm ReductioN


THE HARM REDUCTION MODEL PROVIDES A FRAMEWORK FOR OUR PRACTICES. OUR PROGRAMS AIM TO EDUCATE ABOUT ADDICTION AS A CHRONIC DISEASE, DECREASE STIGMATIZATION THROUGH COMMUNITY BUILDING, AND STRIVE TO CREATE HOLISTIC RECOVERY THROUGH SOCIALLY ORIENTED
APPROACHES.

Harm ReductioN


THE HARM REDUCTION MODEL PROVIDES A FRAMEWORK FOR OUR PRACTICES. OUR PROGRAMS AIM TO EDUCATE ABOUT ADDICTION AS A CHRONIC DISEASE, DECREASE STIGMATIZATION THROUGH COMMUNITY BUILDING, AND STRIVE TO CREATE HOLISTIC RECOVERY THROUGH SOCIALLY ORIENTED
APPROACHES.

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Four Legs To Stand On


OUR MOST POPULAR PROGRAM IS A THERAPEUTIC THEATER PRODUCTION CALLED "FOUR LEGS TO STAND ON." THE SCRIPT WAS INSPIRED BY THE COMMUNITY NARRATIVES OF SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI.  

WE HAVE PERFORMED TO AUDIENCES IN COMMUNITY THEATERS, REHAB FACILITIES, CHURCHES, HIGH SCHOOLS, AND FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS.  THE PROGRAM AIDS IN COMMUNITY SUPPORT, AWARENESS, AND PROVIDES PSYCHO-EDUCATION. THE TALK-BACK ALLOWS AUDIENCES TO PROCESS FEELINGS OF TRAUMA AND LOSS; OFTEN THE RESULT OF AN
ADDICTION EXPERIENCE

Four Legs To Stand On


OUR MOST POPULAR PROGRAM IS A THERAPEUTIC THEATER PRODUCTION CALLED "FOUR LEGS TO STAND ON." THE SCRIPT WAS INSPIRED BY THE COMMUNITY NARRATIVES OF SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI.  

WE HAVE PERFORMED TO AUDIENCES IN COMMUNITY THEATERS, REHAB FACILITIES, CHURCHES, HIGH SCHOOLS, AND FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS.  THE PROGRAM AIDS IN COMMUNITY SUPPORT, AWARENESS, AND PROVIDES PSYCHO-EDUCATION. THE TALK-BACK ALLOWS AUDIENCES TO PROCESS FEELINGS OF TRAUMA AND LOSS; OFTEN THE RESULT OF AN
ADDICTION EXPERIENCE