Our Vision

The Erie County Department of Mental Health Will empower stakeholders to access behavioral health services that promote hope, recovery and improved quality of life

What's Happening in Mental Health

www.TalkItOver.org is a new website to help parents talk to their kids about drugs, alcohol and other risky behaviors created by Px21, the coordinating council of prevention service providers in Erie County.

Studies found that those who abstained from drinking alcohol altogether reported the highest level of mental well-being while women who quit drinking reported the highest improvement in mental well-being for both the Hong Kong and U.S. cohorts, according...

Mission Statement

The Erie County Department of Mental Health Provides administrative leadership and ensures the coordination of a community  based behavioral health system that is accessible, comprehensive, person centered and recovery focused.


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Phone: (716) 858-8530

Department of Mental Health
Edward A Rath County Office Building
95 Franklin Street, Room 1237
Buffalo, New York 14202