Rhode Island Resource Directory

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

Forensic Psychiatric Hospitals

Code: RM-3300.6500-200

Secure inpatient facilities which provide mental health assessment and treatment services for presentence defendants and defendants found "not guilty by reason of insanity" by the courts. Some facilities may also admit dangerous, civil psychiatric patients who cannot be controlled in a civil setting and mentally ill jail inmates on an emergency, temporary basis. Admissions to forensic psychiatric hospitals are court-ordered and involuntary.

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