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Local Resources

Here are websites to some of the local resources that can be found around the Portsmouth Community.


*If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide please call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255*

Newport Mental Health

Portsmouth Counseling Center

Newport County YMCA

Boys and Girls Club Newport

 

If you are looking for a mental health counselor please consult your primary care doctor for references.

Press "Learn More" to see the avalible counselors in your area.

 

Local Partners

 

Portsmouth Prevention Coalition

ESI presented their platform to the members of the Portsmouth Prevention Coalition and works closely with them to create impactful initiatives that will focus on the mental health and well being of teens in the town of Portsmouth. To learn more about the Coalition click the "Learn More" button.

Saint Barnabas Church

ESI teamed up with Saint Barnabas early in the process of surveying the community stakeholders. A strong relationship has grown every since then. Press "Learn More" to get more information about the church.

Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

BHDDH has made all of their tools and resources available to ESI. BHDDH has created a team of officials dedicated to working with our group. This partnership has helped open the door to many other meetings and partnerships. To get more information about BHDDH by pressing "Learn More" below.

Rhode Island Department of Health

The Department of Health joined in with BHDDH to created a dedicated team of state officials that are working with our group. This partnership has helped guide ESI towards the current legislation that is in place to support teens. Visit their sit below.

Bristol Health Equity Zone

The Bristol Health Equity Zone has created a committee dedicated to increasing social emotional support for teens within their community. ESI and BHEZ are working on collaborating on their initiatives to better the support for teens. Press "Learn More" to visit their site.