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Office of Mental Health

OMH Newsletters

OMH News is for people served by, working, involved, or interested in New York State's mental health programs.

The 988 Newsletter provides updates, education, and information about 988, the new 3-digit behavioral health crisis hotline.


Summer 2023: Raising awareness about suicide prevention

The lead story of this edition discusses the series of statewide initiatives to raise awareness of suicide prevention that are now underway, including a digital campaign highlighting the state’s 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.


Spring 2023 - Community Engagement

This edition’s lead story discusses Governor Kathy Hochul’s multi-year investment in mental health care and OMH’s work to gather in-person feedback in communities throughout the state.


Winter 2023 - Strengthening NY’s mental health system

The lead story for the Winter 2023 edition of OMH News discusses Governor Kathy Hochul’s bold, multi-year plan to better address the needs of individuals suffering with mental illness throughout the state.