Help Support Local Mental Health, Suicide Prevention & Substance Use Efforts
Tickets are now on sale for the Check the Stigma Hockey Classic on Saturday, July 15, 2023, at Providence College Schneider Arena. This will be an action-packed game featuring hockey legends and lots of exciting activities for fans of all ages!
A special Basin WaterFire will kick off the Check the Stigma Hockey Classic on Friday, July 14th at 8pm.
Funds raised from the event will support mental health, suicide prevention, and substance use work here at Community Care Alliance and at the other six behavioral health organizations that make up Horizon Healthcare Partners (HHP).
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