About Thrive Behavioral Health


For Generations, Thrive Has Improved the Quality of Life of our Clients and their Families

Thrive Behavioral Health’s first guiding principle is to treat every person with dignity and respect. That’s why Rhode Islanders have chosen Thrive as their partner in health since 1976.

Thrive offers a comprehensive range of evidence based, personalized services to children, families and adults who have been touched by mental illness, addiction or trauma.  Our services are recovery focused.  We help build resiliency in individuals.  We provide clients with support, skills and tools to make positive and lasting change in their lives for healthy, happy and productive futures.

Thrive values the individuality and worth of every person.  We provide care to members of our communities of all ages, genders, races, colors, national origins, religions and sexual orientations. We provide care regardless of the ability to pay.  We continuously evaluate the quality of our services and the degree to which our services meet the needs of our community.

Thrive Behavioral Health is a founding member of Horizon Health Partners.  We are one of the three nationally Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics in Rhode Island.  We are licensed by the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals.  Our programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

Our Mission

Thrive Behavioral Health’s mission is to improve the quality of life of people in its community by promoting growth, mutual interdependence, and recovery.Thrive's staff helps people create positive and lasting change regardless of their age, income, or insurance status. 

Our Vision

Thrive is dedicated to improving the quality of life in our communities by promoting growth, mutual interdependence and recovery. Our services focus on mobilizing the strengths of individuals and systems to achieve desired goals. We strive to create an atmosphere where dignity, respect and equality are commonplace, thus enabling the fullness of the human potential to develop.

Our History

In 2017, The Kent Center based in Warwick, RI and Riverwood Mental Health Services based in Warren, RI merged and became "Thrive Behavioral Health" the following year. Thrive possesses a deep competence in providing care to individuals suffering from the symptoms of serious and persistent mental illness. We are committed to providing trauma-informed care and fostering recovery for individuals throughout Kent County, Providence, and East Bay. Led by President & CEO Daniel Kubas-Meyer, Thrive employs 275 full- and part-time staff and has an operating budget of approximately $22 million. 

Thrive Behavioral Health, Inc. is licensed by the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals, and the RI Department of Health, and it is a certified RI Medicaid provider. Thrive is accredited as an integrated mental health and substance agency by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in the following programs: Child, Adolescent and Adult Outpatient Counseling, Case Management, Crisis Intervention, ACT, Health Home Teams, and Community Housing.Thrive is under contract with numerous State agencies and managed care organizations to provide a broad range of behavioral health care, educational, and consultative services in Rhode Island.

Thrive is a founding member of Horizon Healthcare Partners (HHP), which is comprised of three Community Mental Health Centers (Community Care Alliance, Newport Mental Health, and Thrive), CODAC Behavioral Healthcare, and Tides Family Services, a community-based service organization for youth and families. HHP provides emergency telephone and face-to-face crisis programs including assessments, triage, stabilization and hospital diversion services for persons in crisis. In addition, HHP established and operates Horizon Pharmacy, a closed-door pharmacy providing quality services to long-term care clients and the clinics and facilities that support them.