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.
This list of suicide crisis phone numbers includes numbers for local county mental health clinics or the mental health units of hospitals, as these are the only places equipped to handle crisis calls in some counties.
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."
What is a 504 Plan and How Can it Help my Teen?
My Mental Health Rights on Campus
Teens on IEPs: Making my Transitions Services Work for Me
Tools for School: Accommodations for College Students with Mental Health Challenges
Telling your Money What to Do: The Young Adults Guide
How to Speak up and be Heard: Self Advocacy
My Must Have Papers
Keeping in Contact with Your Professional
Supplemental Security Income (SSI), What Happens to your SSI when you Turn 18?
Becoming an Adult: Challenges for those with Mental Health Conditions
Young Adults Getting Involved: Participatory Action Research & Transition Age Youth
Crossing the Divide: Programs that Bridge Child and Adult Mental Health Services
Building a Community of Practice to Support Young Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions
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.