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
On May 27th the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition hosted
Join the Conversation
Breaking Down Barriers & Learning To Be Comfortable Asking For Help
featuring a virtual panel of mental health professionals discussing the topic of Breaking Down Barriers & Learning To Be Comfortable Asking For Help.
Our featured speakers include:
Karl Shallowhorn, Chair of the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition and President of Shallowhorn Consulting, LLC | Jackie Crane, Program Supervisor for the Mobile Transitional Support Team at Crisis Services | Lindsay Herndon, Director of Outpatient Services for Mental Health and Substance Use at BryLin Behavioral Health System | Jennifer Levesque, Director of Clinical Services at Jewish Family Service
You can watch it here!
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!