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Office of Mental Health

OMH Newsletter

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


Fall 2019: Suicide Prevention

Even though National Suicide Prevention Month has come to an end, the need to care for our fellow New Yorkers is present throughout the entire year. This edition of OMH News will discuss some of the suicide prevention programs and activities that are being conducted throughout New York state.


September 2019: Leaving No One Behind

This edition discusses some of the ways that OMH and its programs are reaching out to eliminate disparities in behavioral health care in New York State.


June 2019: Sharing Data to Improve Coordination of Care

This edition’s cover story focuses on the State Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY), a statewide electronic health information exchange that is providing healthcare professionals greater insight into when patients are admitted, discharged, or transferred – helping them to coordinate care.


April 2019: Creative Solutions

Sometimes, you just have to create your own solutions. This edition of OMH News features four innovative programs that were created to meet the needs of clients in an ever-changing world — programs that are now setting new, higher standards for care.