New York State has a population of approximately 19.5 million people and is the 4th most populous state in the nation. Close to 3.6% of adults (according to SAMHSA) in New York live with serious mental health conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression.
Public mental health and addiction services in New York are administered and provided by the Office of Mental Health. Only 40.1% of adults with mental illness in New York receive any form of treatment from either the public system or private providers (according to SAMHSA). The renaming 59.9% received no mental health treatment. According to Mental Health America, New York is ranked 12 out of the 50 states and Washington D.C. for providing access to mental health services.
Medicaid is a combined state and federal program that provides health coverage to people with low income, including those who are unable to work because of a mental health disability. Residents of New York State can apply for Medicaid through the New York State of Health Marketplace.
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RtoR Family-Endorsed Providers in New York
Our Directory of Family-Endorsed Providers features multiple mental health resources in the state of New York. All of the New York providers listed below have been recommended by a family member of a person who has used their services and have been carefully vetted by our Advisory Group.
All Family-Endorsed Providers have three defining characteristics. They are recovery-oriented, embracing the principle that recovery is a real possibility for all people with mental health conditions. They are family-friendly, including family members in the treatment process. They use evidence-based best practices that are backed by scientific research.
Victoria Bellucci, LCSW
Rhoda Berger, NP
CirCare Behavioral Health Clinic
Regina Colangelo, LCSW
Lisa Corigliano, NP
Amanda Craig, PhD, LMFT
Alex Diaz, PhD, LCSW
Alan Felix, MD
Erica Fross, LCSW-R
Eleni Galiatsos, LCSW-R
Eric Goldsmith, MD
Gianni Faedda, MD
Go Fetch Wellness
Scott Greisberg, PhD
Peter Honchaurk, LCSW-R
William Jarvie, LCSW-R
David King, LCSW
The Lieber Recovery and Rehabilitation Clinic
Feng Liu, MD
Phyllis Marton, LMHC
Gideon J. Miller, Attorney at Law
Elise Munoz, LCSW-R
Alicia Murray, MD
NEABPD Family Connections-Westchester
New York Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division Partial Hospital Program for Psychosis
Roumen Nikolov, MD
Patrick L. Poeschl, Family Trust and Estates Lawyer
Francheska Perepletchikova, PhD
Tarique Perera, MD
Sunil Saxena, MD
Susan Schrott, DCSW
Mandi Silverman, PsyD, MBA
Mary Ellen Summerville, LCSW-R
Westfield Day School
Michele Winchester-Vega, DSW
Zucker Hillside Hospital-Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programs
rtor.org is a national website that offers families guidance, support and best practice resources for recovery-oriented mental health care. For free personalized help finding mental health resources in New York contact a Resource Specialist now.
Other New York Resources
New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH)
New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)
New York Medicaid.
New York 211 – 2-1-1 is a free referral and information helpline that connects people to a wide range of health and human services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To contact 2-1-1 in any state, including New York, simply dial the numbers 2-1-1 from any phone.
National Alliance on Mental Illness–New York State – The National Alliance on Mental Illness is a nationwide advocacy group, representing families and people affected by mental health disorders in the United States. The national organization is organized into state and local affiliates, of which NAMI–New York State is one.
Contact a Resource Specialist about Mental Health Resources in New York State.
988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline – In New York State and across the United States, 988 is the new 3-digit dialing code for quick and easy access to mental health crisis and suicide prevention services. The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States.