Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI is a grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by mental illnesses. It provides support, education, and advocacy through various activities conducted by the organization.

National Alliance on Mental Illness - New York State
260 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518) 462-2000
National Alliance on Mental Illness
2107 Wilson Blvd. Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201-3042
Phone: (703) 524-7600
Phone: (703) 516-7227 (TDD)
Phone: (800) 950-NAMI (6264) (toll-free information)
Fax: (703) 524-9094
E-mail: info@nami.org

New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH)

The New York State Office of Mental Health works to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers and provide hope and recovery for adults with serious mental disorders and children with serious emotional disturbances. Its activities include public education and awareness campaigns and violence prevention initiatives. It also funds local governments to provide the full range of inpatient, outpatient, peer support and rehabilitation services.

New York State Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, New York 12229
Phone: (800) 597-8481 (toll-free information)

Mental Health Association of New York State, Inc. (MHANYS)

MHANYS is a nonprofit organization with 30 local affiliate Mental Health Associations serving 54 counties in New York State. MHANYS works to promote mental health and recovery, encourage empowerment in mental health service recipients, eliminate discrimination, and raise public awareness on mental health issues.

Glenn Liebman, CEO
Mental Health Association of New York State, Inc.
194 Washington Avenue, Suite 415
Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518) 434-0439
Phone: (800) 766-6177 (toll-free information)
E-mail: info@mhanys.org

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

The NIMH is the lead federal agency for research on mental behaviors and disorders. Its mission is to reduce the burden of these conditions through research on mind, brain and behavior which will lead to better prevention and recovery from mental disorders. It provides information on mental disorders and lists clinical trials in progress.

National Institute of Mental Health
Public Information and Communications Branch
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 8184, MSC 9663
Bethesda, MD 20892-9663
Phone: (301) 443-4513
Phone: (866) 615-6464 (toll-free information )
Phone: 301-443-8431 (TTY)
Phone: 1-866-415-8051 (TTY toll-free information)
Fax: 301-443-4279
E-mail: nimhinfo@nih.gov