NYS Conference of Local Mental Hygiene Directors

NYS Conference of Local Mental Hygiene Directors The New York State Conference of Local Mental Hygiene Directors is a statewide membership organization that was statutorily incorporated under Article 41 of the Mental Hygiene Law in 1976.

The Conference is comprised of local mental hygiene directors and commissioners in all of the 57 counties and the City of New York. The conference advances state and local policies, practices, laws, regulation and funding for the purpose of ensuring comprehensive, integrated and cost-effective systems of care to meet the needs of those persons, and their families, affected by mental illness, developmental disability and/or chemical dependency.

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11/18/2021
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November 19, 2021 Overdose Deaths Reached Record High as the Pandemic Spread Americans died of drug overdoses in record numbers as the pandemic spread across the country, federal researchers reported

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09/16/2021
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September 16, 2021 Governor Hochul Announces Series of Universal Mask Requirements to Protect New Yorkers amid Rise of Delta Variant Governor Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced a series of universal

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09/09/2021
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September 9, 2021 Looking for Mental Health Care and Falling Into an ‘Internet Wormhole’ 58% of Young New Yorkers Didn’t Get the Help They Needed During the Pandemic. Here’s What They Faced For five m

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09/02/2021
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September 2, 2021 Dealing With Mental Health Crisis One Zoom Call at a Time The sergeant had so little use for the tablet that she did not bother to grab it from the seat of her squad car when she ran

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08/18/2021
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August 18, 2021 Please note: this newsletter will not be published the week of August 23rd Mental Health Clinics Angle for a Spot in Biden Budget Bill WASHINGTON (AP) — An innovative program to help p

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08/05/2021
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August 5, 2021 Please note: this newsletter will not be published the week of August 9th Governor Cuomo Announces $35 Million Available to Fund Operating Costs of at Least 1,400 Supportive Housing Uni

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07/29/2021
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July 29, 2021 New York Initiative Reduces Barriers to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Ithaca-based program to evaluate components of its comprehensive service delivery model The REACH Project Inc. is a

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07/01/2021
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July 1, 2021 Cuomo Signs Opioid Lockbox Bill Into Law With Some Changes After weeks of negotiations with the New York state Legislature, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an opioid settlement fund bill into la

The Conference has opened its competitive application process for individuals across the state to participate in one of ...
06/29/2021

The Conference has opened its competitive application process for individuals across the state to participate in one of three Mental Health First Aid Instructor Certification sessions in October 2021. APPLY NOW! https://bit.ly/3hctbgY

The Conference has opened its competitive application process for individuals across the state to participate in one of three Mental Health First Aid Instructor Certification sessions in October 2021. APPLY NOW! https://bit.ly/3hctbgY

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06/24/2021
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June 24, 2021 Wayne County Official on State Council Jim Haitz, Director of Wayne Behavioral Health, recently was appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to the State Department of Health’s Rural Health Counci

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06/17/2021
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June 17, 2021 Albany County Is Answering the Call for Mental-Health Crises in a New Way On Friday, the first team of trained mental-health experts was poised to answer calls in the rural Hilltowns jus

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06/10/2021
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June 10, 2021 Inside a Mental Health Call: A Woman Lies In Street, Screaming About Dying. A Cop Responds. A Nightmare for Both Solvay, NY - Frantic witnesses called 911 after seeing a woman lying in W

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06/03/2021
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June 3, 2021 In Watertown, new help for people struggling with housing - Jefferson Peer support helps end silent suffering - Clinton Pediatrician’s take on pandemic - Franklin Clifton Park woman found

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05/27/2021
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May 27, 2021 Youth will no longer live at Children’s Home of Jefferson County, 50 workers to be laid off Warren County creates new website to track overdoses NYC to begin using mental health teams for

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05/20/2021
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May 20, 2021 New Behavioral Health Wing Opens at Gouverneur Hospital - St. Lawrence Resumption of in-person addiction treatment offers hope - Albany Albany County receives $193K for improved Medicaid

We are thrilled to share that CLMHD Chair, Kathy C***s, LCSW-R, will receive a Lifetime Achievement award from OMH's 202...
05/04/2021

We are thrilled to share that CLMHD Chair, Kathy C***s, LCSW-R, will receive a Lifetime Achievement award from OMH's 2021 What's Great In Our State today! Be sure to tune into the awards ceremony at 12:30 pm at this link: https://bit.ly/3eU4wfU

Congrats to all awardees!

Katherine Alonge-C***s shows us ‘What’s Great in our State” by impacting thousands of families with her advocacy and program development efforts on state and local levels.

Just released: New Buprenorphine Practice Guidelines, Expanding Access to Treatment for #Opioid Use Disorder. These guid...
04/27/2021
HHS Releases New Buprenorphine Practice Guidelines, Expanding Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Just released: New Buprenorphine Practice Guidelines, Expanding Access to Treatment for #Opioid Use Disorder. These guidelines provide another tool to help communities respond to the evolving overdose crisis, equipping providers to save lives.

In an effort to get evidenced-based treatment to more Americans with opioid use disorder, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is releasing new

04/22/2021

Register for WGiOS 2021! Access our event flyer with registration here:https://earlycareandlearning.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-WGIOS-Event-Flyer.pdf

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04/01/2021
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April 1, 2021 CLICK HERE for Links to State Guidance and Updates on COVID-19 Directives from COVID-19 Executive Orders NYS Coronavirus Vaccination Information Tablet-based telehealth keeps mental heal

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03/26/2021
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March 26, 2021 CLICK HERE for Links to State Guidance and Updates on COVID-19 Directives from COVID-19 Executive Orders NYS Coronavirus Vaccination Information Tupper police report to be sent to state

CLMHD's Executive Director, Kelly Hansen, was joined by Katherine Alonge-C***s, Commissioner, Rensselaer County Departme...
03/08/2021

CLMHD's Executive Director, Kelly Hansen, was joined by Katherine Alonge-C***s, Commissioner, Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health on today's episode of The Capitol Pressroom.
http://www.wcny.org/county-mental-health-officials-doing-more-with-less-during-pandemic/

CLMHD's Executive Director, Kelly Hansen, was joined by Katherine Alonge-C***s, Commissioner, Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health on today's episode of The Capitol Pressroom.
http://www.wcny.org/county-mental-health-officials-doing-more-with-less-during-pandemic/

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02/19/2021
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February 19, 2021 CLICK HERE for Links to State Guidance and Updates on COVID-19 NYS Coronavirus Vaccination Information View as Webpage Behavioral health urgent care center planned for Ogdensburg - S

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02/12/2021
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February 12, 2021 CLICK HERE for Links to State Guidance and Updates on COVID-19 NYS Coronavirus Vaccination Information View as Webpage $4 million grant awarded [to Citizen Advocates] to expand innov

02/05/2021
This Week on New York NOW

Kelly Hansen, CLMHD Executive Director, will appear on tonight's episode of New York NOW to discuss how potential funding cuts would negatively impact mental health/substance use services and supports across the state.

Address

41 State St Ste 505
Albany, NY
12207

General information

County mental hygiene directors and commissioners oversee the planning and financing of each county's network of mental health, mental retardation, alcoholism and substance abuse services. The membership represents collective county governmental interests on mental hygiene policy and budgetary initiatives.The Conference has statutory responsibility to comment upon proposed rules, regulations and policies involving local mental hygiene services plans and programs. The Conference is also represented, sometimes through statutory requirement, on a variety of statewide advisory councils, task forces and advocacy organizations, through which it provides advice and counsel for the planning and financing of community-based mental hygiene services. in planning, program development, implementation, and evaluation of a broad array of mental hygiene services. Recognizing its regional diversity that ranges from urban to rural interests, the Conference speaks with one voice to other stakeholders about the statewide needs of mental hygiene consumers. Through its membership, the Conference responds at the local level to mental hygiene needs of all residents, promoting environments that benefit entire communities.

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

Telephone

+15184629422

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