Lifespan Recovery Center

Lifespan Recovery Center

A Program of Rhode Island Hospital
Rhode Island Accepting Online
Providence Accepting In-person
Updated November 18, 2020

The Lifespan Recovery Center provides services to people in our community who struggle with addiction to opioids. We combine medication-assisted treatments with psychotherapies and other supports needed to succeed in recovery.

Our center offers patients a multidisciplinary, evidence-based, recovery-oriented program that meets the full spectrum of medical and social needs of individuals who have opioid use disorder. Our team works collaboratively to assess, diagnose, and provide comprehensive treatment.

Please note that patients do not need a referral to access treatment. However, the center has a referral form in case it is helpful to providers who wish to coordinate care with their program. Download the referral form here.

For questions, please call 401-606-8530. If you have trouble connecting with the Lifespan Recovery Center, please email the Zencare team at hello@zencare.co.


About

What services do you offer?

The center, a program of Rhode Island Hospital, is integrated in the Lifespan healthcare system, so it is uniquely able to provide timely access to specialized medical, mental, and behavioral health services.

Recovery from opioid addiction involves multiple stages and the patient’s commitment to the process. Patients entering our program are in all stages of recovery—they may be new to treatment, have recently completed inpatient detoxification, or want to transition from another program, such as methadone.

Our team of physicians as well as PhD- and LCDP-level therapists provides a broad range of treatments including:

  • Medication (e.g. buprenorphine, injectable naltrexone)
  • Group and individual psychotherapy
  • Case management/care coordination
  • 1:1 peer support
  • Family education and support
Our center takes a comprehensive and individualized treatment approach to ensure our patients are being treated for both their substance use and other common conditions (e.g., PTSD, anxiety, depression).

What can I expect when entering treatment?

During your first appointment, you will undergo an intake assessment to determine whether the program will be effective for you and, if so, how it can be tailored to meet your individual needs. Following the intake appointment, you will be scheduled to meet with a physician to complete a brief physical exam and to receive the first dose of medication—as appropriate.

During the initial phase of treatment, you will have weekly appointments with your physician and therapist as we provide support to help you stabilize. Overtime, as you begin to feel more stable in your recovery, the frequency of visits may decrease. You can choose to remain as involved as you want, participating in individual therapy, group therapy, or both.

What is the Family Education and Support Program?

The Lifespan Recovery Center offers a Family Education and Support Program to teach family members how they can assist and support their loved one during recovery, as well as how to assure their own well-being during the stresses resulting from addiction and recovery.

The center offers a weekly family education group that aims to present accurate information about addiction, recovery, treatment, and the resulting interpersonal dynamics. There is also a family support group that provides a forum for family members to discuss issues of recovery and get support for ongoing challenges in a comfortable and nonthreatening environment. It also encourages participants to get to know other families that are affected by addiction. This program is a free service for the community. You are not required to have a family member or loved one in treatment at the Lifespan Recovery Center to access this service.


Specialties

Opioid addiction recovery - Supportive care along the pathway to recovery from opioid addiction

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress



Treatment approaches


Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid (through Tufts)
  • Medicaid (through United Health)
  • Medicare
  • Medicare (through Blue Cross Blue Shield)
  • Medicare (through United Health)
  • Tricare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • As needed
Therapist's note

Lifespan Recovery Center accepts Blue Cross, Tufts, Neighborhood/Beacon, United Behavioral Health, Cigna, Aetna, Tricare, Medicare, and Medicaid.

Please note that patients do not need a referral to access treatment. However, the center has a referral form in case it is helpful to providers who wish to coordinate care with their program.

Download the referral form here.

For questions, please call 401-606-8530.

If you have trouble connecting with the Lifespan Recovery Center, please email the Zencare team at hello@zencare.co.


Location(s)

Providence practice
200 Corliss Street, Providence, RI 02904
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:30 AM -5:00 PM
  • Tue 8:30 AM -5:00 PM
  • Wed 8:30 AM -6:00 PM
  • Thu 8:30 AM -5:00 PM
  • Fri 8:30 AM -5:00 PM
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Rhode Island)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:30 AM -5:00 PM
  • Tue 8:30 AM -5:00 PM
  • Wed 8:30 AM -6:00 PM
  • Thu 8:30 AM -5:00 PM
  • Fri 8:30 AM -5:00 PM
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Languages

English