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OMH Data and Information Reports

adult housing Adult House Residential Program Indicators (RPI) Reports
Contains the Residential Performance Indicators report. The indicators in the report may be used to evaluate agency residential programs, based on county, regional, and statewide averages.
 Assertive Community Treatment logo Assertive Community Treatment Report (ACT)
Provides an overview of the ACT program, and up-to-date statistical data on program operations, the demographic and diagnostic characteristics of ACT recipients, and recipient outcomes. Statewide, regional, county and program-level data are available.
Cover of Assisted Outpatient Treatment report also known as Kendra's Law Assisted Outpatient Treatment Reports (AOT)
Provides up-to-date statistical data on AOT program operations, the demographic and diagnostic characteristics of AOT recipients, and outcomes for AOT recipients. Statewide, regional and county-level data are available.
County Profiles logo County Profiles Portal – The County Profiles Home Page offers consolidated, at-a-glance, and comparative views of key county community characteristics, mental health services expenditures, and outcomes. Its purpose is to enable planners and others to identify service gaps and disparities and plan improved service delivery.
Cover of Patient Characteristics Survey Patient Characteristic Survey (PCS) Portal
Provides a comprehensive one-week snapshot of the population served by State public mental health system and the services received. Demographic, clinical, and service-related information is included and presented in two formats: Summary Reports that allow users to sort data by geographic region of provider and other demographic variables, and Planning Reports that present penetration rates and national outcome measures.

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Other State Resources Relevant to Planning

  • Geriatric Mental Health Alliance of New York Leaving OMH site
    Formed in 2004, the Alliance is an advocacy and education organization dedicated to improving geriatric mental health policy and practice.
  • New York Makes Work Pay Leaving OMH site
    Administered on behalf of NYS by OMH and the Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene,, this federal Medicaid Infrastructure Grant is supporting individuals with disabilities who desire to work; building comprehensive, cross-agency, sustainable, coordinated systems of support and services to advance employment for people across the full spectrum of disabilities; and, supporting the goal of removing barriers to employment and the quality of life for individuals with disabilities.
  • Supportive Housing Network of New York Leaving OMH site
    The Network represents more than 190 nonprofit organizations that develop and operate supportive housing across the State. It aims to improve the supply of supportive housing, enhance public understanding and support for supportive housing, maintain the effectiveness of the supportive housing model, and provide sufficient resources for developing, operating and providing services in supportive housing.

Other Resources Relevant to Planning for Adult Services

  • Administration on Aging Leaving OMH site
    The Administration works to develop a comprehensive, coordinated and cost-effective system of home and community-based services that helps elderly individuals maintain their health and independence in their homes and communities.
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Mental Health Research Findings Leaving OMH site
    This page provides links to a compendium of recent mental health information and research findings relevant to mental health planning by topic areas (e.g., aging, depression, schizophrenia).
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality HCUPnet Leaving OMH site
    HCUPnet is a free, on-line query system based on data from the agency's Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). It provides access to health statistics and information on hospital inpatient and emergency department utilization.
  • Corporation for Supportive Housing Leaving OMH site
    This page provides numerous resources, many aimed at planning and design, in line with the mission of advocacy, expertise, leadership, and financial resources to make it easier to create and operate supportive housing.
  • Costs of Serving Homeless Individuals in Nine Cities: Chart Book PDF DocumentLeaving OMH site
    A 2004 publication of the Lew in Group for the Partnership to End Long-Term Homelessness, this report provides a picture of the costs of serving homeless individuals in six alternative settings in nine cities, including New York.
  • Faces of Medicaid III: Refining the Portrait of People with Multiple Chronic Conditions Leaving OMH site
    This 2009 Center for Health Care Strategies report, which was funded through a grant from Kaiser Permanente, provides insights for improving care and controlling spending for Medicaid's highest-need, highest-cost beneficiaries.
  • Health Professional Shortage Areas Leaving OMH site
    The federally designated areas have shortages of primary medical care, dental or mental health providers: either geographic, demographic (low income population) or institutional (comprehensive health center, federally qualified health center or other public facility).
  • Integration of Mental Health in Healthcare Leaving OMH site
    In November 2008, the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law published a series of issues briefs focused on integration of mental health in healthcare reform. Policy recommendations are offered for the integration of mental health in primary care and medical homes, as well as the public mental health system; in chronic care management, public insurance programs, and quality care.
  • Keeping Up the Good Work: A Practitioner's Guidebook for Building a Job Retention Culture for People Who Experience Homelessness PDF DocumentLeaving OMH site
    This 2008 publication of the Coalition for Supportive Housing provides data and information to support guidance in helping people to seek and keep jobs.
  • National Association of Mental Health Planning and Advisory Councils Leaving OMH site
    NAMHPAC is a nationwide non-profit organization that provides support, policy development, knowledge products, and technical assistance to the nation's state-based mental health planning and advisory councils.
  • National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices Leaving OMH site
    Sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP), is a searchable database of interventions for the prevention and treatment of mental and substance use disorders. In addition to the descriptive information for each intervention provided, you will also find contact information if you desire to seek additional details regarding interventions.
  • Prevalence and Most Common Causes of Disability among Adults–United States, 2005 Leaving OMH site
    This May 2009 update to previous reports on the prevalence and most common causes of disability among adults includes an analysis from the most recent data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). The report indicates a trend toward increasing demand for disability–related medical and public health services, and calls for an expansion of the reach of effective strategies and interventions aimed at preventing progression to disability and improving disability management in the population.
  • Priced Out in 2012: The Housing Crisis for People with Disabilities PDF DocumentLeaving OMH site
    A joint effort of the Technical Assistance Collaborative, Inc. (TAC) and the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Housing Task Force, Priced Out is published every two years to bring attention to the nation's housing affordability crisis. This May 2012 edition compares the federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments of people with serious and long-term disabilities to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Fair Market Rents for modestly priced rental units. Findings show that people with disabilities with the lowest incomes face an extreme housing affordability crisis as rents for moderately priced studio and one-bedroom apartments soar above their entire monthly income.
  • PTSD Research Quarterly Leaving OMH site
    Produced by the National Center for PTSD, Research Quarterly contains review articles written by guest experts on specific topics related to PTSD. Each article has a selective bibliography with abstracts and a supplementary list of annotated citations.
  • Serious Psychological Distress and Receipt of Mental Health Services Leaving OMH site
    Based on data from the 2007 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), this December 2008 issue of The NSDUH Report provides data over the past year on serious psychological distress and its prevalence, the receipt of mental health services, and the types of mental health services received by adults ages 18 or older

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