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Office of Mental Health

Workforce Diversity and Inclusion

The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) supports diverse and inclusive workplaces in the mental health system.

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion coordinates Statewide activities to increase the diversity of OMH’s workforce. Our goal is an inclusive, respectful environment across OMH’s work sites.

The National CLAS Standards

Intended to advance health equity, improve quality, and help eliminate health care disparities by establishing a blueprint for health and health care organizations.

Critical CLAS Component: “Recruit, promote, and support a culturally and linguistically diverse governance, leadership, and workforce that are responsive to the population in the service area.”

Workforce Diversity- Recruitment

Workforce Inclusion

Questions related to OMH’s diversity and inclusion efforts should be directed to OMH’s Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Matthew Canuteson.