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Health Information: Mental Health

Resources for patients, families and community members at large. Upstate Health Sciences Library provides public health services and resources free of charge.

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Educational Materials by Category- from the National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Institute of Mental Health This website from the NIH provides statistics and information about mental health topics as well as clinical trials, and mental health news.

MentalHealth.gov Provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information.

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Autism and Related Disorders (Kohl's) Provides services to families whose young children are at risk or have developmental disabilities.

Family Toolkit  A collection of useful information contributed by over 65 family caregivers who have learned from experience how to navigate the public mental health system in New York State.

Military Personnel and Their Families The NYS Office of Mental Health offers outreach, information and referral services, and counseling to support service members, their families, and veterans during deployment, reintegration, and post–deployment periods

NAMI New York State The NY chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness website includes information about mental illness, what to do in a crisis, programs and events.

R.H. Hutchings Psychiatric Center Located in Syracuse, Hutchings offers extensive inpatient, outpatient, adolescent, child, geriatric, intensive rehabilitation, and other specialized treatment services. This primary affiliate adjoins the SUNY Upstate Medical University Department of Psychiatry.

Suicide Prevention Get help, take action. There is a wide range of support available, speak to a professional as soon as possible.

  • National Hope Line 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1 (800) 273-8255

Upstate Clinics, Programs and ServicesUpstate's goal is to work with our patients adults, children, adolescents and families in either an inpatient or outpatient setting to ensure progress in restoring their health and well being.

  • Adult Psychiatry Clinic
  • ENHANCE (Excellence in Health Care for Abused and Neglected Children)
  • Psychiatric Consultation Services
  • Child and Adolescent Clinic
  • Center for Emotion and Behavior Integration
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD)
  • Inpatient Adult Psychiatry