Mental Health

COVID-19 Resources for People With Disabilities, Families, and Service Providers

The Arc The Arc is greatly concerned about the threat of COVID-19 to people with disabilities, their families, and the workforce that supports them. We are compiling resources to help people with intellectual and /or developmental disabilities (I/DD), their families,... read more

Families Doubling up during COVID

August 17, 2020 High unemployment rates during the pandemic and economic uncertainty have led many families to “double-up”—when multiple families or multiple generations share a home. Post-doctoral associate at Cornell University and sociologist, Hope... read more

Reflections on the Joker’s Popularity and What America Can Learn From Gotham City’s Mental Health System: An Interview With Micah Howe

Children’s Mental Health Network, September 11, 2020 In the latest episode of The Optimistic Advocate, I had the honor of engaging in conversation with Micah Howe, a dedicated mental health advocate from rural Iowa. Micah candidly shared his journey through... read more

Prevention Across Rhode Island

RI Regional Prevention Coalitions, August 2020 The RI Regional Prevention Task Force Directors have created a video to highlight some of the interesting prevention activities that they have implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out this video to learn more... read more

Recorded Webinar: Caring for our Brains in Unprecedented Times

Charity Bell, July 22, 2020 This is the third installment of the RI PREVCON Virtual Series. In this incredible, challenging time, even those who have never experienced anxiety may be aware of racing thoughts, brain and body exhaustion, and reduced effectiveness. For... read more

BH Link

In the event of a mental health or substance use crisis, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Bilingual support and medications to assist with recovery are available.

401.414.LINK (5465)