More Resources

If you live in the USA and are concerned about a suicide emergency anywhere in the USA:

  • Call YOUR local 911 from your cell phone or landline and ASK FOR ADVICE.  Your local 911 will be able to connect with other 911’s in the country.

Other resources are below:

Receive support from or learn more about suicide prevention with the links to the following websites and publications. Please also visit our Help for Everyone page which provides additional links to information related to specific community groups and issues, including depression, age, gender, ethnicity, profession and many more. Review the list in it’s entirety or use the links below to access information by category.

Crisis Hotline

Worldwide Crisis Hotlines
(this website may be searched by country)

National Suicide Prevention LifeLine


U.S. Center for Disease Control
HIV Info/Testing/Referral Website


Rhode Island Crisis/Listening Line

Emergency 911, call from anywhere in RI

Need to Talk? Call The Samaritans of RI The Samaritans of Rhode Island  (401) 272-4044 or 1-800-365-4044

Other RI Crisis Services/Drop In Centers

BHLINK – Mental Health and Substance Abuse Crisis Line:

Providence Stations Programs – Providence Fire Department crisis resource

Newport Safe Station Program – Newport Fire Department crisis resource

Woonsocket Safe Station Program – Woonsocket Fire Department crisis resource

RI Child Abuse/DCYF

RI Elderly Abuse

Elder Care/Concern for a loved one in a RI Care Facility – RI Alliance for Better Long Term Care – RI State Long Term Care Ombudsman – 1-888-351-0808

RI Rape Crisis/Domestic Abuse Hotline/Information and Referral

RI Veterans Services/Emergency
Services: Providence Division – 1-866-590-2976
Providence RI VA Hospital
(psychiatrist always on call)
(401) 457-3028

RI United Way 211

Non-Crisis Hotlines

Aids Project Rhode Island

Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Youth Pride Inc. of Rhode Island
(GLBT Youth)
(401) 421-5626

International and National Website Links

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
American Association of Suicidology
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Mental Health
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The Samaritans – Boston, MA
The Samaritans – Cape Cod and The Islands
The Samaritans – Fall River and New Bedford
The Samaritans of Merrimack Valley MA
The Samaritans – New Hampshire
The Samaritans – New York, NY
The Samaritans – United Kingdom
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
U.S. Surgeon General
U.S. National Strategy for Suicide Prevention
World Fellowship for Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders
World Health Organization

Rhode Island Medical Care Links

Rhode Island Academy of Family Physicians
Rhode Island American Academy of Pediatrics
Rhode Island Cancer Council
Rhode Island Department of Health
Rhode Island Health Center Association
Rhode Island Medical Society
Rhode Island Psychiatric Society

Open Door Health – RI LGBTQ Health Center

Rhode Island Acute Care Hospitals

Bradley Children’s Hospital/Behavioral Health Care
Butler Hospital
Hasbro Children’s Hospital
Kent County Memorial HospitalLandmark Medical Center
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
The Miriam Hospital
Newport Hospital
Rhode Island Hospital
Roger Williams Medical Center
Our Lady of Fatima Hospital
The Westerly Hospital
Women and Infants Hospital of RI

Rhode Island Behavioral Health Links

Find RI Community Mental Health Services
Find RI Substance Abuse Treatment Services
RI Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

RI Behavioral Health Services for Children

Bradley Hospital
Butler Hospital
Hasbro Children’s Hospital
RI Council of Community Mental Health Organizations
RI Council of Resource Providers for Children, Youth, and Families

Other Rhode Island Links

RI Office of the Child Advocate

Call 211 RI United Way Information and Referral Line

Publications of Interest

National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) On-line Publications
National Institute of Health (NIH) On-line Publications
Rhode Island Department of Health Publications
Suicide and Suicide Attempts in Rhode Island: Facts and Figures
World Health Organization (WHO) Publications
Preventing Suicide – A Resource for Teachers and Other School Staff