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Coaast


CREATING OUTREACH ABOUT ADDICTION

SUPPORT TOGETHER

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Coaast


CREATING OUTREACH ABOUT ADDICTION

SUPPORT TOGETHER

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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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Spring Tour 2018


Spring Tour 2018


*Performances sponsored by the Rhode Island Department of Health if not otherwise noted

 

 

  1. February 21st, 2:30pm, Rhode Island Dental Association Conference

  2. February 26th, 7:00pm, Edwards Auditorium, University of Rhode Island (Sponsored by the URI Athletics Dept.)

  3. March 3rd, 9:30am, North Providence High School

  4. March 9th, 2:00pm, RIDOH Dental Mini-Conference

  5.  March 27th, 9:50am, Barrington High School

  6.  March 28th, 9:00am, Alvarez High School

  7.  March 28th, 1:00pm, Blackstone Academy (Sponsored by the Pawtucket Prevention Coalition)

  8.  April 2nd, 6:30pm, Portsmouth High School (Sponsored by CODAC)

  9.  April 5th, 9:00am, Tollman High School

  10.  April 11th, 9:50am, Central Falls High School

  11. April 11th, 12:45pm, Portsmouth High School

  12. April 12th, 6:30pm, Woonsocket Middle School

  13. April 19th, 6:30pm, Rocky Hill School (Sponsored by RHS)

  14. April 24th, 7:00pm, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Pawtucket, (Sponsored by the Pawtucket Prevention Coalition)

  15. April 25th, 1:50pm, Block Island School
    (Sponsored by the Block Island Medical Center)

  16. April 25th, 7:00pm, Block Island Public Library (Sponsored by the Block Island Medical Center)

  17. April 26th, 11:30am, Juanita Sanchez School, Providence

  18. April 26th, 7:00pm, Tiverton Public Library (Sponsored by CODAC)

  19. May 3rd, 10:10am, Woonsocket High School

  20. May 9th, 5pm, Jane Pickens Theater,  "CODAC's 40th Celebration of service in Newport County"

  21. May 23rd, 8:45am, Cranston High School East

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Our Partners


Our Partners


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About


 

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.”

 

About


 

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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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