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Office of Mental Health

Guidance Documents

The Office of Mental Health makes available, through this page, the full text of all guidance documents on which the agency currently relies. As defined in section 202-e of the State Administrative Procedure Act, a guidance document is any guideline, memorandum or similar document, prepared by an agency, that provides general information or guidance to assist regulated parties in complying with any statute, rule or other legal requirement. The term does not include documents that concern only the internal management of the agency, such as a policy that applies only to an OMH operated facility or program.

Adult Services

Behavioral Health Managed Care

Bureau of Cultural Competence

Children and Family Services

Clinic and Ambulatory Restructuring

Community Budget and Fiscal Management

Forensic Services

Health Services


Inspection and Certification

Office of Performance Management and Evaluation

Planning Office

Public Information Office

Comments or questions about the information on this page can be directed to the Bureau of Policy, Regulation and Legislation at (518) 474-1331.