Newport Mental Health


Much attention has been directed to the opioid epidemic – and rightly so – as it has caused more than 320 deaths in Rhode Island last year alone.

Newport Mental Health’s Rhode Island Outreach (RIO) teams are designed to proactively and quickly respond to community behavioral health crises with the aim of assessing and de-escalating the situation and

Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) are transforming behavioral health and healthcare in the State of Rhode Island.   CCBHC is a care model that offers solutions for behavioral health organizations

988 is a suicide and crisis lifeline answered by trained crisis counselors who help people experiencing suicidal thoughts, substance use and/or mental health crises, or any kind of emotional distress.

“Partnerships with organizations like Newport Mental Health are critical to EOHHS’ mission to ensure high-quality, effective services that foster health, safety, and independence for all Rhode Islanders,” said Richard Charest,

January 24, 2024 (Middletown, RI) – James M. “Jamie” Lehane, a passionate advocate for the accessibility of high-quality, evidence-based behavioral health services as well as removing the stigma around mental

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