Local Resources


If you or someone you know is going through a mental health or substance use crisis, there is information, there is compassion, there is help. For confidential support and to get connected to care.

Call 401-414-5465

The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

Call 988

Kids’ Link RI™ is a behavioral health triage service and referral network. Kids’ Link RI is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help triage children and youth in need of mental health services and refer them to treatment providers.​

Call 855-543-5465

Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from a secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.

Text HOME to 741-741

This personalized text messaging program is designed to help you support your loved one and yourself whether your interest is prevention, intervention, treatment, or recovery.

Text JOIN to 55753

Trained counselors available 24/7 to support youth in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk. Specializing in supporting the LGBTQI+ community.

Call 866-488-7386 or
Text “START” to 678678

Contact the NEDA Helpline for support, resources, and treatment options for yourself or a loved one who is struggling with an eating disorder. Trained volunteers provide free, 24/7 support via text message.

Text NEDA to 741-741


Search for organizations that are committed to providing mental health services to anyone in the community who needs it regardless of their ability to pay.

Offering services to help make sure everyone can reach their full potential. This includes access to food or housing, getting and staying healthy for life, medical and dental care, behavioral health care, human services and community programs. We help children, youth, families, adults and elders.

Rhode Island Hospital is a private, not-for-profit acute care hospital. Not only is it the only Level I trauma center is Southeastern New England, but it is also the largest hospital in the state and provides comprehensive services to patients.

Butler Hospital is the state’s only non-profit, free-standing psychiatric hospital providing adults, seniors and adolescents specialized assessment and treatment for all major psychiatric illnesses and substance abuse.

Bradley Hospital, founded in 1831, was the nation’s first psychiatric hospital exclusively for children. Today, it provides expert, family-focused care to children and adolescents with psychological, developmental and behavioral problems through a wide variety of programs.

The Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities & Hospitals (BHDDH) works to guarantee high-quality, safe and accessible health care services through an integrated healthcare landscape in which all Rhode Islanders will thrive.

SAMHSA provides information on mental health services and treatment centers through an online service locator. You can search by your location, whether or not they provide services for youth, payment options (private insurance, cash, or something else), languages spoken, etc.

Herren Project provides free services and support for the treatment, recovery and prevention of substance use disorder. We are committed to walking with individuals, families and communities on their journey to recovery, healing and overall wellness.

Rhode Island Student Assistance Services (RISAS) employs Student Assistance Counselors in many middle and high schools and provides evidence-based programs to prevent substance use and promote mental health.

Call 401-732-8680

The Rhode Island Veterans Home, located on Mount Hope Bay in Bristol, provides quality nursing and residential care to Rhode Island war veterans. Some of the services provided include social, medical, nursing and rehabilitative services

Call 401-253-8000

REST is changing the narrative and redefining the role of families who struggle with a Loved One’s Substance Use Disorder. Families can learn to influence and direct a Loved One into treatment, recovery, or simply a better life through education, cultivating new skills and strategies, and learning to address their own needs. 

Call 401-868-1516

NAMI Rhode Island is affiliated with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offering an array of education and training programs and services for individuals living with mental illness, family members, schools, providers, and the general public. 

Call 401-331-3060

The work of ASFP Rhode Island focuses on eliminating the loss of life from suicide by: delivering innovative prevention programs, educating the public, raising funds for suicide research and programs, and reaching out to those who have lost someone to suicide.

Call 917-920-0639

LGBTQ information, resources and support offered as part of Bradley Hospital’s Family Liaison Program.