Mental Health Consumer Advocates of Rhode Island is a statewide organization founded and run by people who are in the process of recovery with serious mental health issues. MHCA-RI is a membership organization, open to adults 18 and over who are interested in establishing or maintaining recovery and wellness.  Membership is free of charge to individuals who qualify. MHCA-RI/OASIS has been in operation since 1985. Our activities have evolved over time, but we have held fast to the core values expressed in our mission statement: