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COVID-19: Helpful Behavioral Health Related Resource Links

Helpful Resources During the Coronavirus Outbreak

We understand that the effects of the COVID-19 crisis go beyond physical ailments. You or other members of your family may feel alone, scared or overwhelmed. Below links to community resources that may be helpful to you during this challenging time.

As always, you can also reach out to your Coastal practice with any questions or concerns.  Coastal’s Behavioral Health Team stands ready to address your needs.  We want you to know we are here for you.

Click on the service below to view its description.

Behavioral Health and Wellness

BH Link
      - 24/7 support to Rhode Islanders 18+ experiencing mental health and substance use crises
         or for adults experiencing any mental health or substance use crisis that may be made
         worse by COVD-19 pandemic.
      - 24/7 Crises Line: 401-414-5465
      - 24/7 Text Line: 741741
     BH Kid's Link
           - 24/7 support for those under 18: 855-543-5465

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990
      - 24/7 national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for those in
         emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.
      - Text: "TalkWithUs" to 66746
      - Website:

Online Resources:

Domestic Violence/Child Safety

Child Protective Services 24/7 hotline: 1-800-742-4453 (1-800-RICHILD)
Investigators are able to conduct home visits on a case-by-case basis.

RI Coalition Against Domestic Violence
      - 24/7 hotline: 1-800-949-8100
      - 8am - 9pm online chat
      - Coalition Members’ updates in response to COVID:

Health Insurance

HealthSource RI
Medicaid special enrollment period, ending 4/30/2020

Learning at Home

Scholastic: Free online courses ages Pre-K to Grade 6+

EdHelper: Free daily workbooks for teachers to share with parents

Substance Use

Our clinical pharmacists will meet with you at your primary care office or over the phone, for a free medication consultation. They see patients one-on-one for medication reviews, medication teaching, medication management and collaborative chronic illness management as needed.

Alcoholics Anonymous:

Narcotics Anonymous:

Parent Support Network of RI - Hope Recovery CORE Team: Naloxone home delivery

Department of Labor & Training COVID TDI and UI: 401-462-2020

Benefits may also be available for you to care for yourself or a family member that has been impacted, through Temporary Caregiver Insurance (TCI)