Useful Resources for Patients

Dr. Hartselle is committed to ensuring her patients have the best tools for mental and emotional health. Below are a few resources to which she often refers patients.

Local therapeutic services

  • – A therapist, psychiatrist, and dietitian search platform.
    • Zencare is an online platform that empowers patients to find the right therapist for them by browsing clinician photos, videos, and professional statements. Dr. Hartselle is Zencare's Medical Advisor.
  • Providence Community Acupuncture – Affordable acupuncture in Providence, RI.
    • PCA offers affordable acupuncture services at 1055 Westminster Street, Providence, RI.
  • Day One Sexual Assault Services
    • Provides services to Rhode Islanders of all ages, including a 24-hour Helpline, legal advocacy, and individual and group counseling.
  • Yoga and Mindfulness (YAM) – Brown University yoga and mindfulness student group.
  • Brown Meditation Community (BMC) – Brown University meditation student group.

Mindfulness & meditation apps

  • Calm – A mindfulness meditation app that can help with relaxation or a daily meditation practice.
  • Headspace – A subscription meditation app for general mindfulness as well as relaxation in specific moods and situations.

Sleep & Insomnia app

  • CBT-i Coach App – An app that guides users through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia.

Period tracking app

  • Clue – A period and ovulation tracker app.

TED talks

Self compassion & reaching your goals

For medical students

  • Dr. Pamela Wible – "How to graduate medical school without killing yourself."
    • Dr. Pamela Wible has led a large movement working to fight medical student and physician suicide.

Pediatric Resources

  • AACAP Facts for Families - The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry promotes the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through advocacy, education, and research. This page includes many resources for families of children and adolescents.

lifelines & crisis assistance

  • Crisis hotline at Brown University – Emergency support for Brown University students.
    • If you have a psychiatric emergency: During regular business hours Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm: Call the office at (401) 863-3476 or go to J.  Walter Wilson Room 512.
      On nights and weekends: Call (401) 863-3476 to reach ProtoCall counselors who are trained to help. ProtoCall provides Brown students with immediate support, assessment and referrals. In an emergency, they can help connect you with campus resources. 
      In a life-threatening situation: Contact EMS through the Department of Public Safety at (401) 863-4111.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Free phone and online chat services.
  • Bradley's KID'S LINK – 24-hour Rhode Island Hotline for children in crisis.