Behavioral Health/Substance Use/Mental Health: BH Link is an organization with a mission is to ensure all Rhode Islanders 18+ experiencing mental health and substance use crises receive the appropriate services they need as quickly as possible in an environment that supports their recovery. The agency’s goal is to connect people seamlessly to ongoing treatment. Call (401) 414-5465 (24 hours a day) or visit the agency’s website at www.bhlink.orgfor more information.
Child and Family Counseling: Family Service of Rhode Island (FSRI) works with kids, teens, and families on physical and mental health challenges, as well as on housing and economic problems. FSRI also provides Child and Adolescent Intensive Treatment Services (CAITS), Child and Family Intensive Treatment (CFIT), and Family Stabilization Team (FST). All are short-term intensive treatment for children needing more than traditional outpatient mental health counseling. All are provided primarily in the home. FSRI is a regionally and nationally recognized expert on child and family trauma issues. Call (401) 519-2280 for intake or make online contact by visiting familyserviceri.org/ for more information.
AIDS: AIDS Project Rhode Island, a division of Family Service of RI, offers services to people affected by HIV/AIDS with a focus on adults. Nonetheless, its free, fast, and anonymous HIV, Hepatitis C and Syphilis testing is available to individuals younger than 18. Call (401) 831-5522 or visit the program’s website at www.aidsprojectri.org for more information.
Primary Health Care, including Dental and Optometry: Providence Community Health Centers (PCHC) is a non-profit health care organization. PCHC provides quality primary health care services that are affordable, comprehensive, and culturally sensitive to more than 60,000 residents of Providence and its surrounding areas. Services include Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Behavioral Health, Optometry, Dental Care and Express Care (urgent care) alongside with selected specialty services. Call (401) 444-0400 or visit the agency’s website at www.providencechc.org/locations for more information or to find a location near you.
Project Weber Renew is a harm reduction, recovery, and basic needs organization for at risk people in RI. The organization provides Narcan/Naloxone, syringe exchange and fentanyl test strips. Weber Renew operates a drop-in center Mondays through Fridays. Call (401) 383-4888 or visit the agency’s website at www.weberrenew.org for more information.