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Office of Mental Health

Kendra's Law

New York State legislation provides for court-ordered assisted outpatient treatment (AOT).

AOT is for certain people with mental illness who, in view of their treatment history and present circumstances, are unlikely to survive safely in the community without supervision.

Assisted Outpatient Treatment

Visit the AOT/Kendra’s Law portal page for AOT guidance, forms, and statistical data on AOT program operations.