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Ann Marie T. Sullivan, M.D., Commissioner
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Bureau of Cultural Competence



The Bureau of Cultural Competence is dedicated to promoting effective changes in policy, procedure, and practices by the infusion of cultural and linguistic competency throughout New York State’s Mental Health system.

Mission Statement:
"To assist agencies with elimination of disparities within mental health for people of diverse backgrounds through training and technical support."

Vision Statement:
"Mental Health for all, disparities for none."


Comments or questions about the information on this page can be directed to the Bureau of Cultural Competence.