Rhode Island Resource Directory

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

Crisis Intervention Hotlines/Helplines

Code: RP-1500.1400

Programs that provide immediate access to support and advice for people who are in distress with the objective of defusing the emotional impact of the crisis, ensuring the person's safety and helping the person to take the next steps toward resolving the problem. Hotlines/helplines are generally staffed by trained volunteers who are available via the telephone, email, live chat, texting and/or instant message (IM).

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