Mental Health and Domestic Violence Resources
Mental health and domestic violence resources, compiled in April of 2020 in response to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
Stress and Coping
“Addressing Isolation and Quarantine” webinar from Episcopal Relief & Development
“Connection in the Midst of an Epidemic,” from Episcopal Relief & Development
National Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990 (24/7)
“Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine and Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak,” Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
RI Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Victims of Crime Helpline (1-800-494-8100) available 24/7
Sojourner House – Confidential text line 401-214-7882. 24 Hour help line 401-765-3232. Housing office 401-808-6889.
Day One – click on the link for lists of resources in multiple areas. Advocacy services 24 hour helpline 1-800-494-8100. Support 401-421-4100 and follow the prompts. Advocacy, dial extension 138.
The Rhode Island Department of Public Safety announces the launch of Text-to-911, a service that provides additional accessibility to the E-911 Uniform Emergency Telephone System.
Anyone in need of emergency assistance can now send a text message to 911 using a mobile phone to report a police, fire or medical emergency. The Rhode Island E-911 Communication Center will respond to text messages and notify the appropriate authorities to respond.
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 (24/7)
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673 (24/7)
Substance Abuse and Addiction
RI Substance Abuse Helpline: 401-414-LINK (5465)
Rhode Island’s Hope and Recovery Support Line, 401-942-STOP (7867) connects people to treatment and recovery services 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline:
1-800-662-HELP (4357) (24/7). SAMHSA Resources: www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741
Samaritans Statewide Helpline: (401) 272-4044 or (800) 365-4044
Call or text the helpline to receive help from specially trained volunteers.