Action Alert

“Your Call is Important to Us” – IT REALLY IS! The Mental Health Association of Rhode Island (MHARI) has worked tirelessly to support legislation that protects access to mental health care. As a member organization of the Protect Our Healthcare Coalition, MHARI urges you to read its Action Alert

New Report Posted: In Their Own Words

In Their Own Words: Current Mental Health Challenges In Rhode Island This report is dedicated to the fond memory of two of the most outstanding advocates for mental health in Rhode Island over the last 40 years: Joseph Bevilacqua and Daniel McCarthy! Unbelievably, these two close colleagues died 8 days apart in February 2017. Dr. Bevilacqua


In Memory Of Joseph Bevilacqua and Daniel McCarthy

Within a ten day period, the Mental Health Association of Rhode Island said good-bye to two enormously respected members of its Board of Directors, both giants in the field of mental health. Joseph Bevilacqua, Ph.D. Dr. Joseph Bevilacqua was well-known in Rhode Island for his service to the state as Commissioner of the Department of