|Kids' Link RI is Parent Resource|
Kids’ Link RI is a hotline for children in emotional crisis. A Bradley Hospital and Gateway Healthcare
program, Kids’ Link RI is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for children suffering from behavioral problems or psychiatric illness.
The hotline, 1-855-KID LINK, connects parents and caregivers to children’s mental health services in Rhode Island, and helps families determine the best place to go for treatment. With this confidential hotline, parents and caregivers can dial a toll-free number, and be connected with emergency service clinicians or receive direction about the appropriate next step for managing their crisis.
Call the hotline if your child is:
- Feeling excessive anger or sadness
- Lashing out at siblings, friends and adults
- Having behavior problems at school
- Having severe worries
- Hurting himself/herself or others
The service is free and available to all families. Evaluations for children are offered at Bradley Hospital and Gateway locations.