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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 2021: Investing in the future of mental health care in New York State

This issue discusses the ways in which OMH is strengthening the state’s mental health system by investing in research, its workforce, innovative programs, and its physical infrastructure.


Summer 2021: Housing – A Vital Link to Recovery

This edition discusses the many avenues through which OMH is working to address the urgent need for housing and to strengthen mental health resources in our communities.


Summer 2021 Special Edition: Commissioner’s Community Care Awards

This edition recognizes the extraordinary achievements of individuals and organizations that have furthered the OMH mission and made a positive contribution to the mental health system in their communities.


Spring 2021: Mental Health Awareness

Our lead story for this edition discusses New York State’s “Reimagine” program to address mental health needs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Winter 2021: Tablets as Tools for Recovery

The lead story of our Winter 2021 edition discusses the innovative ways that teams at two OMH psychiatric centers are making use of computer tablets to aid clients in their recovery.