Talk and Text Lines
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK or (800) SUICIDE
NAMI Information Line
(800) 950-NAMI (6264)
The Information HelpLine is an information and referral service which can be reached by calling 1 (800) 950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday, 10 am.- 6 p.m., EST. Business callers, including those seeking particular NAMI staff members, should call 1 (703)524-7600.
Crisis Text Line: 741741
If you need help, text NAMI to 741741. The Crisis Text Line will respond 24/7/365. They will help you get through a difficult time. The Crisis Text Line is completely free.
Veterans Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
Girls & Boys Town National Hotline
National Hopeline Network
National Youth Crisis Hotline
(800) 442-HOPE (4673)
Rhode Island Mental Health Advocate
Megan Clingham, Rhode Island State Mental Health Advocate
Zencare is a referral service that can help you find a therapist in the Rhode Island or Boston area.
United Way 2-1-1
United Way 2-1-1 offers free, confidential help with housing, food, childcare and many other needs. Specialists are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Here are some ways to get help: Dial 211 on your phone. Text your zip code to 898211. Search for information on the RI Resource Directory on the 211 site in English, Spanish or Portuguese. Chat with someone on The Point Gambling Helpline.
The Rhode Island Community Food Bank includes a network of member agencies that provide food through food pantries and meal sites. Click here for a statewide listing of local agencies that provide food to those in need or call 401-942-6325.
The Rhode Island Coalition on Homelessness provides information regarding housing options and advocates for affordable and permanent housing options at the state and local level. Click here for more information on housing.
Rhode Island Parent Information Network
Assists individuals, parents, families, and children to achieve their goals for health, education, and socio-economic well-being by providing information, training, education, support and advocacy for person/family centered care and system change.
Parent Support Network of Rhode Island
An organization of families supporting families with children, youth, and young adults who experience or are at risk for serious behavioral, emotional, and/or mental health challenges.
Alcohol and Substance Abuse Assistance
Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics
Alcohol and Drug Helpline
Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline
Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline
National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline
National Help Line for Substance Abuse
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National US Child Abuse Hotline