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Office of Mental Health

General Mental Health Information and Resources

The Office of Mental Health (OMH) makes several informational resources available to the public. Documents below can be downloaded and printed from the Internet. There are also publications available for a fee. Contact the Design Center for more information.

Behavioral Health Booklets

OMH Spotlight Series

OMH’s Spotlight series highlights the challenges faced by different New York populations. We recognize the unique issues surrounding mental health and invite you to learn more.

Language Matters

OMH recognizes that the language we use matters to those around us. We invite you to learn more about which terms to use and which terms to avoid.

How to Help Others

Stress Management and Resiliency

Coloring Books

  • Color Me Hopeful: Shades of Expression
    The 4th edition of Color Me Hopeful is now available. Created for the 2019 Great New York State Fair, the coloring book features artwork by the people we serve
  • Color Me Hopeful: Reflections of Recovery
    OMH has released the 3rd Edition of Color Me Hopeful for the 2018 Great New York State Fair. The coloring book features artwork created by the people we serve.
  • Color Me Hopeful: Sharing a Creative Vision
    For the 2017 Great New York State Fair, OMH has released the 2nd edition of our coloring book that features artwork created by the people we serve.
  • Color Me Hopeful
    The Office of Mental Health has designed a coloring book filled with artwork created by the people we serve. Studies show coloring can promote relaxation, reduce anxiety and increase self-esteem. It was with that in mind that OMH created this coloring book and made them available to the public at the 2016 New York State Fair.

Resources for Families

Resources for School and Mental Health Partners