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  • Find Your True Self

    True Self Intensive Outpatient Program for Young Adults is designed to meet the specific psychological needs of individuals 18 to 26 years old in the LGBTQ communities.

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    True Self IOP
  • Where Do I Go When No One is Listening?

    College Student IOP is designed to meet the specific needs of matriculating college students with mood related issues, such as depression and anxiety.

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    College IOP
  • Expert Care

    The Partial Hospital program provides expert care that combines home and hospital. Find a program right for you.

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    Butler Hospital's Partial hospital program combines home and hospital for mental health treatment in Rhode Island including a Young Adult mental health program.
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    Butler Hospital has been serving Rhode Island for over 170 years. Learn more about our services. Call 1 (844) 401-0111

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    Alcohol and drug addiction services. Serving Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. Inpatient and outpatient programs available.
  • Changing the Conversation

    Talking about stigma, prejudice and judgement associated with mental health.

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Featured Physician

Gerrit Van Schalkwyk, MD

Gerrit Van Schalkwyk, MD

Gerrit Van Schalkwyk, MD

Dr. Gerrit van Schalkwyk, MBChB, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist, chief of the Adolescent Unit at Butler Hospital and has clinical interests in supporting gender diverse youth, youth with autism spectrum disorders, and young adults.

Phone: 401-455-6200

Announcements

Butler Hospital Hosts Talk Saves Lives: Free Community Suicide Prevention Event

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, in conjunction with Butler Hospital, is conducting a free suicide prevention education event for members of the community on Thursday, April 11 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Ray Conference Center, Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd. in Providence. Discussion will include common risk-factors for suicide, potential warning signs, and what we can do to keep our loved ones safe. The presentation will also look at current research around suicide prevention, and how as a community we can fight this leading cause of death. Light refreshments will be served, and additional information about community resource programs will be available. Details

COBRE Grant to Focus on Clinical-Translational Brain Research

With a focus on enhancing research to shed light on disorders such as impulsivity, post-traumatic stress disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder, among others, Butler Hospital has been awarded a $12 million, five-year Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Details

Butler Campaign Highlights National Trend of Young Adults Struggling with Mental Health

Butler Hospital announced it has launched a campaign to promote two Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOPs) providing specialized behavioral health services to young adults identifying as LGBTQ+ and/or dealing with depression and anxiety while at college. Details

Health and Wellness Information from Care New England

Recent Health and Wellness Blog Posts

Dig Deep: Are You Busy, Bored or Balanced?

Finding the right balance of busy and bored—or downtime—can be difficult. Just as Goldilocks did not like her porridge too hot, or too cold, we can apply this same logic to many aspects of life, this dig deep tip can help you find your balance.

Panic Attack vs. Anxiety

Coping With Anxiety or a Panic Attack

Life seems to be full of things that can trigger stress these days. Learn if you are have anxiety or a panic attack and when seek professional care.

Butler Hospital -Women's Recovery

Empowering Women in Recovery

Recovery is possible. But for women, recovery means so much more than just getting sober. Learn about two programs dedicated to women's recovery needs.

What Gives You Peace of Mind?

What Gives You Peace of Mind?

As a proud sponsor of the third annual PeaceLove Studios mental wellness event, “Peace of Mind Storytellers,” Butler Hospital used the peace of mind theme to ask staff and members of the Facebook community what brought them peace of mind.