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PAUSE Rhode Island is here to help during this ongoing time of crisis.

Now is still a good time to pause–to assess, to self-reflect, and if needed, to ask for help.

Pause Rhode Island


PAUSE RI is a program to help Rhode Islanders with stress or anxiety related to COVID-19

In Rhode Island, we experienced unparalleled times of hardship due to COVID-19.

Some of us lost our jobs, homes, the ability to secure our next meal, and the hardest of all, we lost loved ones. We dealt with uncertainty, juggled work from home duties and childcare priorities. Things have gotten better for many of us, but there are still lingering effects of the pandemic. We can and will continue to get through it. When you need it, take time to PAUSE, Rhode Island. To assess. To self-reflect, and to ask for help, if you need a hand.

PAUSE Rhode Island, together with mental health experts, is here to help you.

PAUSE Rhode Island, along with a unified partnership of Rhode Island mental health experts, is here so you can pause and heal, simply breathe, pick up the pieces, and move forward. PAUSE Rhode Island provides free community outreach and support services for Rhode Islanders dealing with stress and anxiety due to COVID-19 and its aftermath.

If you or someone you care about needs assistance or information on how to deal with COVID-19 related stress and anxiety, please pause and call one of our 24/7 hotlines:

For anyone 18 and over

For anyone under 18