Mental health is a level of psychological well-being, or an absence of a mental disorder. A person struggling with mental health issues may experience stress, depression, anxiety, relationship problems, grief, addiction, ADHD or learning disabilities, mood disorders, or other mental illnesses of varying degrees. The resources in this section include information on supports and services as a positive attempt to help achieve or restore social-emotional health and wellness.
The Department of Community Mental Health (DCMH) works with a broad range of local providers to address issues of mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities and alcohol and substance abuse for Westchester County.
This fact sheet is intended to help Navigators identify issues that are unique to consumers with mental health conditions to assist them in making decisions related to their healthcare coverage. This fact sheet discusses the type of health care providers generally accessed by consumers with mental health needs, as well as medications often taken by individuals with mental health needs.
This fact sheet is intended to help Navigators identify what issues are unique to consumers with autism spectrum disorder so that they can assist them as they make decisions related to their healthcare coverage.