Health Care  
Finding Care for People with Disabilities

The Department of Mental Health, Retardation & Hospitals funds, develops and administers a system of services for many of the state’s citizens with disabilities. They serve individuals with long-term chronic illness, persons with serious and persistent mental health issues, individuals with developmental disabilities and persons with chronic substance abuse problems. For further information please call:

• Department of Mental Health, Retardation & Hospitals at 462-3421.

Mental health care may include individual psychotherapy, group counseling and assistance with drug, alcohol and gambling problems.

You may also find help through:


• The MHRH Behavioral Health Unit at 462-3291.
• Mental Health Association of Rhode Island at 726-2285.
• Crossroads (formerly known as Traveler’s Aid) at 351-6500
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