Passionate About Providence
and the Moms Who Live Here

Rhode Island Mental Health Resources

Hotlines

Always call 911 immediately in an emergency situation.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Postpartum Support International runs the PSI Warmline which provides basic information, support, referrals, and education in English and Spanish. You can call the Warmline at 1-800-944-4773(4PPD).

Postpartum Support International also has local coordinators who can provide information on local resources. The PSI Co-Coordinators for Rhode Island are Michele Bailey Chaudhry (401-419-0363) and Jane Hesser (401-497-9760).

Meetings

Postpartum Support International runs Weekly Online Support Meetings that can be accessed from a computer, smartphone or tablet. 

Woman and Infants Hospital runs support groups for New and Expectant Parents as well as Pregnancy Loss Support Groups

Breastfeeding Support

La Leche League provides various resources for breastfeeding support and runs meetings in Providence and Warwick

Chocolate Milk Cafe provides breastfeeding support geared towards African American mothers. Breastfeeding support groups are held the 1st Wednesday of each month from 4:30-6:30 at St. Joseph Health Center, 21 Peace St. Providence, RI 02907

Hospitals

Our local hospitals offer a variety of inpatient and outpatient programs to support women. Information about the services offered can be found on their individual websites. 

Lifespan

Woman and Infants Behavioral Health

Butler Hospital