Where to Get Help

If you are in immediate danger, call 9-1-1.

The Samaritans of Rhode Island

(401) 272-4044 or (800) 365-4044

A suicide prevention resource for Rhode Islanders, The Samaritans will be the “agency of choice” for individuals, families and other community stakeholders who seek information relating to suicide prevention, grief support, education and resources.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

(800) 273-TALK: (800) 273-8255; TTY: 1-800-799-4889

24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call is routed to the nearest crisis center in the national network of more than 150 crisis centers.

For Treatment

East Bay Center, Inc. emergency number: 401-246-0700
610 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence, RI 02915-1506

Gateway Healthcare, Inc. emergency number: 401-723-1915
Intake: 101 Bacon Street, Pawtucket, RI

Other locations:
151 Atwood Avenue, Johnston, RI
1443 Hartford Avenue, Johnston, RI emergency number: 401-553-1031

The Kent Center emergency number: 401-738-4300
Intake/Other: 50 Health Lane, Warwick, RI

Newport County Community Mental Health Center emergency number: 401-846-1213
127 Johnnycake Hill Road, Middletown, RI 02842

NRI Community Services emergency number: 401-235-7120
Intake: 55 Cummings Way, Woonsocket, RI 02895

The Providence Center emergency number: 401-274-7111
Intake: 530 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904

South Shore Center, Inc. emergency number: 401-364-7705
55 Cherry Lane, Wakefield, RI 02879

Other Resources

SAMHSA's National Helpline

1-800-662-HELP (4357); TTY: 1-800-487-4889

Also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service, this Helpline provides 24-hour, free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish.

Disaster Distress Helpline

1-800-985-5990; TTY: 1-800-846-8517

Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after any natural or human-caused disaster. Call this toll-free number to be connected to the nearest crisis center for information, support, and counseling.

Veteran's Crisis Line

Veterans Crisis Line TTY: 1-800-799-4889

Connects veterans in crisis (and their families and friends) with qualified, caring Department of Veterans' Affairs responders through a confidential, toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.