If you’re in crisis, we’re glad you’re reaching out.                  

We’re here to help.

Text HELLO to 741741
The Trevor Project. LGBTQ Crisis Hotline 1-866-488-7386

If you need emergency help during our regular business hours (M-F 8:30 – 4:30)

  • Call the Counseling Center at 401-874-2288

If you need emergency help when the Counseling Center is closed

  • Call us at 401.874.2288.  You will be connected to support services provided by TELUS Health (formerly MySSP)
  • Call the URI Campus Police at 401-874-2121 or, if off campus, 911
  • Call or text the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988
  • Call or go to the 24/7 mental health and substance abuse triage center 
    BH Link –  875 Waterman Ave, East Providence, RI;   401-414-5465
  • Go to your local emergency room
  • You can also request help from the agencies listed below.

Additional Resources

While we are happy to provide the following resources as a service to the URI community, we can not assume responsibility for the quality of their services

On-Campus Emergency Services

URI Emergency Medical Services (EMS) / Campus Police
85 Briar Lane
Kingston, RI

URI Health Services
Butterfield Rd.
Kingston, RI
M-F:  8:00am – 8:00pm
Saturday, Sunday, & Holidays: 10:00am – 4:00pm
   Not open during semester breaks or during the summer.

Off-Campus Emergency Services

BH Link
875, Waterman Ave, East Providence, RI
24/7 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Emergency Services

Crisis Text Line
Text: HELLO to 741741

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800.273.TALK (8255)

The Trevor Project (for LGBTQ people)
24/7 support via text, chat or call

Butler Hospital
345 Blackstone Boulevard
Providence, Rhode Island 02906
Assessment and treatment for all major psychiatric illnesses and substance abuse

Day One: Sexual Assault and Trauma Resource Center
300 Richmond St.
Suite 205
Providence, RI 02903
Hours: M-F 8 AM – 5 PM
Support and resources for victims (and their families) of sexual assault and other types of trauma

Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County
61 Main Street
Wakefield, RI
24 hr helpline for victims of domestic violence and abuse

Gateway Heathcare South Shore Center
4705A Old Post Rd.
Charlestown, RI
Community based mental health center

Samaritans of RI
401.272.4044 (RI)
800.365.4044 (Statewide)
24 hour helpline for those feeling suicidal or depressed

South County Hospital
100 Kenyon Ave.,
Wakefield, RI
24 hour help for medical and psychiatric emergencies

Substance Use
See our list of Community Referrals

Trans Lifeline
Works To End Transgender Suicide And Improve Overall Mental Health Of Transgender People

Victims of Crime Helpline
24 hour helpline for victims of crime.