Counseling programs specialize in providing treatment services which represent a particular theoretical orientation or incorporate specialized techniques, methods or practices for people who have mental, emotional or social problems.
The Mental Health Program Directory is a searchable list of programs that are licensed by the NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH) and programs that are funded by OMH that do not need a license to operate. Users can:
Types of searchable programs and services included in the directory: psychiatric emergency programs; crisis intervention services; inpatient and outpatient treatment options; supports, including respite services; and vocational services.
NYS HopeLine, offers hope 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for alcoholism, drug abuse, and problem gambling. All calls are toll-free, anonymous, and confidential. The HopeLine is staffed by multi-lingual, masters level clinicians who provide information and referrals to service providers. 48 hours call back is available for follow-up if requested.
The Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) Resources page provides a description of adolescent and youth treatment services in New York State as well as tools like the bed availability dashboard. The website also contains specialized information for parents and families as well as general resources.
Personalized Recovery Oriented Services (PROS) is a comprehensive recovery oriented program for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. The goal of the program is to integrate treatment, support, and rehabilitation in a manner that facilitates the individual's recovery. Goals for individuals in the program are to: improve functioning, reduce inpatient utilization, reduce emergency services, reduce contact with the criminal justice system, increase employment, attain higher levels of education, and secure preferred housing.
This web page provides an extensive collection of downloadable tip-sheets, briefs, posters, infographics and videos, many of which were developed and reviewed with input from young adults with serious mental health conditions and given their "stamp of approval."
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.