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08-17-04, 10:34 AM
Mental Health Association of Rhode Island
500 Prospect St.
Pawtucket, RI 02860-

Phone Number: (401) 726-8383
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (401) 365-6170
URL: www.mhari.org

Affiliate of the NMHA.



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NAMI Rhode Island
1255 N. Main St.
Providence, RI 02904-1867

Phone Number: (800) 749-3197
Secondary Phone Number: (401) 331-3060

Fax: (401) 274-3020
URL: ri.nami.org/

NAMI Rhode Island is a support and advocacy organization. They sponsor local support groups and offer education and information about community services for people with mental illness and their families.



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Oasis Drop In Center
1280 N. Main St.
Providence, RI 02904-

Phone Number: (401) 831-6937
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (401) 453-1876
URL:

Advocacy and social center based on club house setting.



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Office of Rehabilitation ServicesDepartment of Human Services
40 Fountain St.
Providence, RI 02903-

Phone Number: (401) 421-7005
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (401) 222-3574
URL: www.ors.state.ri.us/

The goal of the Office of Rehabilitation Services is to assist people with disabilities to become employed and to live independently in the community. Spanish number: (401) 272-8090. Cambodian number: (401) 272-7990.



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Office of the Mental Health Advocate
John O. Pastore Center 44 Greendale Court, Cottage 405
Cranston, RI 02920-

Phone Number: (401) 462-2003
Secondary Phone Number: (401) 462-2004

Fax: (401) 462-2008
URL:

Provides legal assistance and protects the rights of psychiatric patients engaged in treatment in the public mental health system (both in hospitals and in the community). Also ensures access to treatment, liberty, and quality of life issues like housing and debt resolution.



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Parent Support Network
400 Warwick Avenue, Suite 12
Warwick, RI 02888

Phone Number: (800) 483-8844
Secondary Phone Number: (401) 467-6855

Fax: (401) 467-6903
URL:

The Parent Support Network is an organization of families supporting families with chidren and youth who are at risk for or have behavioral or emotional challenges. Its goals are to: strengthen and preserve families; enable families in self-advocacy; extend social networks and reduce family isolation; and develop social policy and systems of care. The Parent Support Network accomplishes these goals by providing advocacy, education and training, promoting outreach and public awareness, facilitating social events for families, and participating on committees responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating policies and systems of care.



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Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline
Department of Health 3 Capitol Hill, Room 205
Providence, RI 02908-

Phone Number: (401) 222-3855
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (401) 222-2158
URL: www.docboard.org/ri/main.htm

The State Office responsible for the licensing and accreditation of medical professionals.



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Rhode Island Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Hospitals
14 Harrington Road, Barry Hall
Cranston, RI 02920-

Phone Number: (401) 462-3201
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (401) 462-3204
URL: www.mhrh.state.ri.us

State mental health agency.



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Rhode Island Disability Law Center, Inc
349 Eddy St.
Providence, RI 02903-

Phone Number: (800) 733-5332
Secondary Phone Number: (401) 831-3150

Fax: (401) 274-5568
URL:

State Protection and Advocacy Agency TDD 401-831-5335



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Rhode Island Division of Professional RegulationDepartment of Health, Office of Health Professions Regulation
3 Capitol Hill, Room 104
Providence, RI 02908-

Phone Number: (401) 222-2827
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL:

Licenses and regulates psychology and other mental health professionals.



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Rhode Island Insurance Commission
233 Richmond Suite 233
Providence, RI 02903-4233

Phone Number: (401) 222-2223
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (401) 222-5475
URL:

Insurance commission for RI.



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Rhode Island Mental Health Advocate
John Q. Pastore Center, 44 Greendale Court, Cottage 405
Cranston, RI 02920-3082

Phone Number: (401) 462-2003
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 346-2282

Fax: (401) 462-2008
URL:

The office has jurisdiction over all licensed psychiatric facilities, community mental health centers, and group homes in Rhode Island. The office provides legal counsel to individuals who have been involvuntarily hospitalized and provides representation and referrals to consumers regarding treatment rights.



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Rhode Island Psychiatric Society
106 Francis Street
Providence, RI 02903

Phone Number: (401) 331-1450
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (401) 751-8050
URL:

Membership organization for psychiatrists. Not a referral source.



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Rhode Island Psychological Association
PMB 103 248 Warwick Avenue
Warwick, RI 02889

Phone Number: (401) 736-2900
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (401) 737-0959
URL: www.ripsych.org

Provide referrals to licensed psychologists in callers area.