The National Alliance on Mental Illness‘ mission is to educate the public about mental illness; to offer resources and support, to advocate, and to promote research in the science and treatment of mental illness.

Butler Hospital

Butler Hospital is a private, non-profit, psychiatric and substance abuse hospital for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors, located at 345 Blackstone Boulevard in Providence, Rhode Island.

The Samaritans of Rhode Island

At The Samaritans Of Rhode Island, you are never alone there is help and hope.

The Important Facts

How many teenagers are diagnosed with depression?

According to, a teen takes his or her own life every 100 minutes. Suicide is the third-leading cause of death for young people ages 15 to 24. Approximately 20percent of teens experience depression before they reach adulthood, and between 10 to 15 percent suffer from symptoms at any one time.

What are the most common mental disorders affecting young adults?

Anxiety disorders, next to depression, are among the most common mental health disorders in young people. This can include phobias, panic disorder, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).