Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

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Butler Hospital

345 Blackstone Boulevard
Providence, RI 02906

(401) 455-6200



Butler Hospital is the state's only non-profit, free-standing psychiatric hospital providing adults, seniors and adolescents specialized assessment and treatment for all major psychiatric illnesses and substance abuse.

Butler is the major affiliated teaching hospital for psychiatry and behavioral health of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. It is the flagship hospital for its Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, which has been recognized by its peers as one of the top ten in the US. Butler is the major training site and the base hospital for the Brown University General Residency in Psychiatry. Many physicians and psychologists at Butler are also part of the Brown Institute for Brain Science and participate in exciting clinical research initiatives with this world-renowned center for neuroscience. A national leader in the development of acute psychiatric and substance abuse treatment, Butler is involved in a variety of research efforts which has earned it a national reputation as a major teaching and research facility, including:

-Major depression.
-Obsessive compulsive disorder.
-Alzheimer's disease and other memory disorders.
-Parkinson's disease, anxiety.
-Substance abuse and family violence.
-Smoking cessation.
-Perinatal mood disorders.

Butler Hospital is a part of Care New England Health System that employs approximately 900 full-time and part-time clinical and non-clinical staff. More than 75 volunteers assist the staff in nearly all areas of the hospital. The Board of Directors represents a cross-section of the business community.

Income Source: Endowments; patient fees, health insurance.

Primary Services:

  • Affordable Care Act Insurance Information/Counseling  [Show Definition Details]

  • Alcohol Use Disorder Support Groups  [Show Definition Details]

  • Bereavement Support Groups  [Show Definition Details]

  • Dementia Management  [Show Definition Details]

  • Families/Friends of Individuals With an Alcohol Use Disorder Support Groups  [Show Definition Details]

  • Individual Counseling  [Show Definition Details]

  • Medical Care Expense Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

  • Mental Health Related Support Groups  [Show Definition Details]

  • Psychiatric Hospitals  [Show Definition Details]

General Information


Patient Financial Services: Mon-Fri 8:00AM-4:30PM

Intake Process:

Call for intake

Program Fees:

Accepts most insurance



Handicap Accessible?


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