200 Metro Center Blvd, Unit 10 Warwick RI 02886
Phone 401-521-5759 Fax 401-751-7850



DATA of RI and RICCMHO (RI Council of Community Mental Health Organizations) have merged! 

Our new Organization is called “The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI” sometimes referred to as SUMHLC or The Leadership Council. 

Please note:  All trainings will now be held at SUMHLC, 200 Metro Center Blvd. Unit #10, Warwick RI 02886

A new website is under construction and we appreciate your patience and understanding during this process.


 DATA is a nonprofit membership organization established in 1986 representing public and private alcohol and drug treatment, behavioral health, prevention and student assistant programs.

DATA’s Mission:

Advocate for quality substance abuse treatment, prevention and educational services;

Foster communication among substance abuse providers and within health/human service programs. DATA promotes training local, statewide and regional initiatives in the interest of providing the best quality services to clients based on collaboration between behavioral health organizations;

Promote the welfare of clients of drug and alcohol treatment and prevention programs and the community at large;

Train and provide technical assistance* building workforce competence of substance abuse, community health, mental health and other human service providers;

Lead prevention efforts throughout the state to educate the general public about substance abuse and other health and behavioral health risks;
Disseminate information regarding available community resources, and

Reduce stigma associated with the disease of addiction.


*DATA of RI in collaboration and partnership with the RI Council of Community Mental Health Organizations(RICCMHO) is a sub-contractor for the State of Rhode Island’s Combined Behavioral Health Training & Technical Assistance Grant. The agencies work together to provide comprehensive training programs that lead to Certifications and/or Licensing for those working in the mental health and addiction fields.

Please check the Training page of our webstie to view our schedule of classes and to obtain instructions on how to register.  Additional information on State of RI certification training programs, including those for Community Support Professionals, Supported Employment Professionals, Certified Crisis Responders (Law Enforcement), and the RI Disaster Behavioral Health Response Team can be found here


Executive Director
David Spencer
 Fred Trapassi, Jr. (Phoenix House)                    
Vice President 

Michael Rizzi (CODAC)
Christine Harkins (Bridgemark)

Lynn Costigan (Galilee Mission to Fishermen)

DATA Members

AIDS Care Ocean State                                                                                                                            Adcare Hospital                                                                                                                                           American Addictions Centers
Bridgemark Addiction Recovery Services
Butler Hospital
Center for Treatment and Recovery
Child and Family Services of Newport                                                                                                        Clinical Services of RI
CODAC                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Community Care Alliance (formerly NRI Community Services)
Comprehensive Community Action Program
Discovery House
East Bay Center
Galilee Mission to Fisherman
Gateway / Tri-Hab
Kent Center
MAP                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Meadows Edge Recovery Center                                                                                                           Ocean State Prevention Alliance
Phoenix Houses of New England                                                                                                                                            RI Student Assistance Program                                                                                                        SSTARbirth                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Journey to Hope, Health  & Healing                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tri-Town Community Action                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Women & Infants Hospital – Project Link                                                                                Woonsocket Substance Abuse Task Force

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