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Office of Mental Health

Health & Wellness


  • Health Care Proxy Leaving OMH site
    The New York Health Care Proxy Law allows you to appoint someone you trust–for example, a family member or close friend–to make health care decisions for you if you lose the ability to make decisions yourself.
  • How to Choose the Right Physician Leaving OMH site (PDF)
    How do you select a primary care physician, and how do you know if the specialists he or she suggests are the right doctors for you?
  • Lifespan
    An OMH wellness initiative.


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