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    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
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    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.
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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


Dr. Patricia Recupero Receives 2019 Manfred S. Guttmacher Award

Patricia Recupero, JD, MD, was recently awarded the prestigious 2019 Manfred S. Guttmacher Award, by the American Psychiatric Association (APA), the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL), and APA Foundation. 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

Dr. Kenneth Allen Publishes First Evidence of Impulsive Behavior in Nonsuicidal Self-Injury

Kenneth J.D. Allen, Ph.D., a postdoctoral research fellow in the Psychosocial Research Program at Butler Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, recently published several articles identifying potential areas of treatment for a select group of individuals deemed as high-risk for suicide attempts. Details

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