The Mental Health Association of Rhode Island, 500 Prospect Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860, provides information and referral for mental health services and
support groups. Call 726-2285.
The Rhode Island Council of Community
Community Mental Health Organiztions represents
community mental health sites that assist individuals
seeking information and referral about treatment. Call
273-0900 or visit their web site at www.riccmho.org.
Member organizations offer a wide variety of mental
health and substance abuse treatments, including emergency services.
RICCMHO organizations include:
|East Bay Mental Health Center
|The Kent Center
|Newport County Community Mental Health Center
|NRI Community Services
|The Providence Center
|South Shore Mental Health Center
The Samaritans of Rhode Island is a suicide
prevention program that works with people
before they become suicidal and with those who
are thinking of suicide. Call 272-4044 or
The DEA can provide information and guidance
to seniors and families who are experiencing
problems with alcohol, drugs and other addictive
behaviors. Call 462-0535.
For information on
medical detoxification, call these sites:
Butler Hospital Senior Treatment Program
Roger Williams Medical Center Behavioral Health
SSTAR of Rhode Island Detoxification Services
These programs are staffed by professionals
who have special skills in helping substance
abusers and their families deal with the physical
and emotional problems caused by addiction and
substance abuse. Treatment is always confidential.
Veterans can call the Veterans Administration at 457-3083.
Seniors who are experiencing problems
with gambling can call the:
Gambling Hotline at
1-877-9-GAMBLE (1-877-942-6253). For a list of Gamblers Anonymous meetings, call 886-6850.