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Ann Marie T. Sullivan, M.D., Acting Commissioner
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Information for Adults

Information for New Yorkers Using or Considering Mental Health Services

Mental health services are available to help individuals recover from the disabling symptoms of a psychiatric illness, and live full and satisfying lives in their communities. The information in this section is offered to help individuals, friends and families make decisions about using mental health and other services available in your community.

What Is Mental Health?
   An Introduction to Mental Health and Mental Health Services in Your Area