Samaritans of Rhode Island

Suicide prevention advocates say R.I. bridges need barriers and they need them now

BY: - May 25, 2023

During his 17 years with the West Warwick Police Department, Matt Beltrami responded to hundreds of calls to help people in crisis. A decorated crisis negotiator, he had received training as an opioid response liaison and for mental health first aid and was also known for his compassion and dedication to addressing the mental health […]