BHDDH offers long term hospital care; mental health and psychiatric services; substance abuse prevention, education and a wide range of drug and alcohol treatment services; and residential, day programs and support services for people with developmental disabilities. BHDDH's primary service focus is on eligible adult Rhode Islanders.
The Eleanor Slater Hospital offers psychiatric, psycho-geriatric, respiratory and certain other long-term hospital care at its Cranston Site; the Zambarano Unit, in Burrillville, offers long-term care for severely and chronically ill patients at a medical step up from traditional nursing home services. The hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
The Division of Developmental Disabilities operates the state-run RICLAS (RI Community Living and Supports) Program, which provides a range of residential services for the developmentally disabled; and supports and monitors a system of private residential and support service providers located around the state.
BHDDH is committed to providing the best treatment/service options in the least restrictive setting. Specific programs, eligibility and any associated costs vary by program area and service.
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