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Office of Mental Health

Transition Age Youth Mental Health

Strength of Us Leaving OMH site
Strength of Us is an online community designed to inspire young adults impacted by mental health issues to think positive, stay strong and achieve their goals through peer support and resource sharing.

Emotional Intelligence Leaving OMH site
Emotional Intelligence is a wide range of skills that children of all ages can develop and improve. These skills are critical for emotional well-being and life success.

Find mental health services in NY State by County Leaving OMH site
NYS Office of Mental Health offers a program directory that allows you to search for mental health programs by county, program category or subcategory. There are a number of licensed or certified programs available.

Becoming an Adult: Challenges for Those with Mental Health Conditions Leaving OMH site
This brief describes psychological and social development and family life cycle changes during the transition to adulthood in typical youth and youth with SMHC. Additional challenges this population faces, and what can be done to support them and improve their outcomes are also addressed.

Youth Guide to Treatment – A Better LifeLeaving OMH site
Treatment works best when it’s designed for one young person and one family at a time and when it’s based on their strengths and beliefs. The focus of this guide is to help you and those who care for you approach things better with a view toward youth strengths, desires, and potential.

Recovery to Practice Leaving OMH site
The Recovery to Practice (RTP) is a 5-year funded project which incorporates the vision of recovery into the concrete and everyday practices of mental health professionals in all disciplines.

Kevin Breel: Confessions of a depressed comic Leaving OMH site
“Real depression isn't being sad when something in your life goes wrong. Real depression is being sad when everything in your life is going right. That's real depression, and that's what I suffer from. This is a story of hope”