Mark O'Brien, Commissioner
The Erie County Department of Mental Health Will empower stakeholders to access behavioral health services that promote hope, recovery and improved quality of life
If you are looking for information about the virus and the most current information about what is happening here in Erie County, the Erie County Department of Health has a great website with information for the general public, healthcare providers, businesses, and community organizations. The link is www.erie.gov/health/coronavirus.
During this time, in addition to our physical health we want to stress the importance of taking care of our mental health. The uncertainty of COVID-19 is causing heightened stress, anxiety and fear for all of us.
HELP IS AVAILABLE! You are not alone!
Resources about mental health including substance use related to COVID-19 can be found here: COVID-19 Resources
What's Happening in Mental Health
OMH Statewide VirtualTown Hall
Featuring Commissioner Ann Sullivan, M.D.
Tuesday, December 8, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
OMH is conducting a Statewide Virtual Town Hall with Commissioner Ann Sullivan, M.D., presenting and taking feedback on OMH’s vision for the future of the public mental health system. OMH is dedicated to providing individuals and families access to quality, integrated, services and supports that foster recovery and well-being. Public input is crucial in assisting the agency in meeting the needs of all of the people we serve. All comments will be reviewed and considered in the devel opment of the annual OMH Statewide Comprehensive Plan pursuant to Section 5.07 of the New York State Mental Hygiene Law. Accessible Online and by Phone The town hall will be held online and by phone in order to maximize access for public participation. Registration will be available soon. If you require any special accommodations to participate in the event or have any questions about the format, please contact
Ben Rosen at (518) 474-1897.
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.
Erie County Department of Mental Health is a proud partner with Live Well Erie. Click the box to learn more!