The following public notices have been issued by the New York State Office of Mental Health.
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OMH will be conducting a Statewide Virtual Town Hall on Thursday, October 28. The Town Hall will be held online.
August 26, 2021
The 2022 Block Grant Application is ready for review.
OMH will be conducting a Statewide Virtual Town Hall on Tuesday, December 8. The Town Hall will be held online and by phone in order to maximize access for public participation.
A series of public listening sessions will be held to obtain feedback on the potential creation of a new single integrated behavioral health agency.
The 2020 Block Grant Application is ready for review.
OMH clinics are committed to treating co-occurring substance use disorders (SUDs) in the population we serve. For certain SUDs, addiction medications can be very helpful. This approach to treatment is called medication-assisted treatment (MAT). Currently, OMH offers MAT for problematic alcohol, opioid, and tobacco use that co-occurs with mental illness.
The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) is making available funding for projects to promote stigma reduction. These funds are from the revenues received through the voluntary tax check off program. This program, approved by the legislature in 2016, allows tax payers, on their NYS tax filing, to designate a contribution to the fund to promote the reduction of stigma towards persons with mental illness.