Governor Hochul's Fiscal Year 2024 Executive Budget includes a comprehensive $1 billion multi-year plan to transform the continuum of mental health care and drastically reduce the number of individuals with unmet mental health needs throughout the State.
To guide planning and implementation of the Governor’s historic expansion in mental health services, OMH conducted Community Engagement Feedback Sessions throughout the state. Over 1,700 New Yorkers joined us for thoughtful discussions about challenges with our current systems and what our goals are for future success. The themes identified from these sessions, as well as an executive summary are now available:
OMH is continuously seeking input from people and families that receive services, valued partners, providers, advocates, community leaders, and community members.
Your feedback will help us determine how to:
Let us know your thoughts on how we can best improve your public mental health system and increase access to care in communities across New York State.
Submit your feedback through our online survey: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/7252317/NYS-OMH-Community-Survey.
Governor Hochul first outlined this multi-year plan during her 2023 State of the State Address. Her plan aims to dramatically expand access to mental health care, reduce wait times, and ensure appropriate levels of care to correct our mental health care system, which has suffered from chronic underinvestment.
Learn more about the $1 billion investment that will address the mental health needs of all New Yorkers.