Are you in crisis? Call 988. In immediate danger? Call 911

Are you in crisis? Call 988. In immediate danger? Call 911

Get Involved

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There are many ways to help prevent suicide in your local community. Attend a training, volunteer for a local organization, or attend an event such as a walk/run to raise awareness. Trainings and events can be found on the Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center calendar.

Here are some local organizations that often recruit volunteers. Please contact them to see if they are currently open to volunteer applications.

RIDOH tent

Higher Education

Active Minds

Most colleges in Rhode Island have an Active Minds chapter. Google to see if yours does!

Higher Education Suicide Prevention Advisory Group

RIDOH convenes the Higher Education Suicide Prevention Advisory Group, consisting of representatives from all 11 colleges and universities in Rhode Island. This group convenes twice yearly to learn best practices in suicide prevention for college campuses and advise RIDOH on trends happening on their campuses. If you are a staff member on a Rhode Island college campus that works in student life, student health, or student mental health and you are interested in joining the Advisory Group, please fill out the Contact Us form stating your interest.

Rhode Island Department of Health Mental Health Ambassador Program

Do you like speaking out on mental health issues on your campus? Maybe you should be a RIDOH Mental Health Ambassador! Apply here and see if we will be on your campus next semester.