988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Patients or clients or their loved ones who are experiencing emotional distress or thoughts of suicide can call or text 988 or chat with 988 at 988lifeline.org to connect with a trained crisis counselor for support.
For adults, call or text 988 or chat at 988lifeline.org/chat to reach BH Link.
Providers wishing to make a referral to BH Link can call 401-437-4884. BH Link is a behavioral health facility designed to provide immediate assistance to a person in crisis by providing innovative crisis intervention services and connecting people to ongoing treatment and care. In addition, the BH Link Triage Center, located at 975 Waterman Ave., East Providence, is a 24/7 community-based, walk-in/drop-off facility where clinicians connect people to immediate, stabilizing emergency behavioral health services, and long-term care and recovery supports.
Call Rhode Island’s Buprenorphine 24/7 Hotline, 401-606-5456. People with moderate to severe opioid use disorder (OUD) can access immediate telehealth services for initiation of buprenorphine treatment 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Kids’ Link RI
For children and youth younger than age 18, call the Kids’ Link Hotline at 1-855-543-5465. Kids’ Link RI is a behavioral health triage service and referral network. The program is offered in collaboration with Gateway Healthcare, Lifespan, Hasbro Children's Hospital and Bradley Hospital. 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.
Parent Support Network of RI (PSNRI)
For pregnant people using substances, call PSNRI at 401-318-9577. Peer coaches will help connect patients with a dedicated team and local services, all working together to keep them and their baby healthy and supported.
Rhode Island Maternal Psychiatry Resource Network (RI MomsPRN)
For pregnant and post-partum people, providers can call RI MomsPRN at 401-430-2800 or email RIMomsPRN@CareNE.org to get connected to free psychiatric telephone consultation screening resources.