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Office of Mental Health

Statistics and Reports

Archived Statistics and Reports

Online Access to OMH Statistical Data

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Adult Housing – The Adult Housing web page presents the Residential Program Indicators (RPI) report. The RPI is a performance measurement reporting tool for adult housing programs in New York State. Viewers can use indicators in the report to evaluate agency residential programs, based on county, regional, and statewide averages.

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Assertive Community Treatment Reports - The ACT web page 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.

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Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) Reports - 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.

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BHO Performance Metrics Portal
The Behavioral Health Organization (BHO) initiative oversees the transition to managed care for Medicaid recipients who receive mental health and substance use disorder services in New York State. The BHO Performance Metrics Portal includes reports that track performance measures derived from aggregated Medicaid claims data pertaining to the provision of mental health and substance use disorder services. The metrics emphasize improving rates of timely follow-up treatment post discharge, timely filling of appropriate medication prescriptions post discharge, and reducing rates of readmission. The reports in the BHO Portal contain measures of performance across these domains that are calculated quarterly showing data for the given calendar quarter and year-to-date (2010 to the present).

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The Children, Teens and Families Indicators Portal expands the availability of data driven measures on youth and family services in New York State. This Portal includes provider level dynamic reports using information that providers report into CAIRS, and information that youth and families submit to OMH through the NYS OMH Youth and Family Assessment of Care surveys. The CAIRS reports compare each indicator by program type and program unit and over time (2002 to the present). The NYS OMH Youth and Family Assessment of Care reports are updated annually and include survey results from 2007 forward.

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The Consumer Assessment of Care Survey (CACS) web page displays reports compiled from data collected annually from adults in state-operated outpatient, non-residential programs. These reports provide an assessment of consumer perceptions of various dimensions of care and quality of life. Data are presented at the state, region, facility and program/site level.

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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.

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NYS DSRIP Region and County Behavioral Health Planning Data - This Web page contains relevant behavioral health data resources compiled by the New York State Office of Mental Health (NYSOMH). These resources are intended for providers, researchers and others to better understand behavioral health care resources and needs in New York State’s communities and to support behavioral health care system planning efforts. A NYSOMH mental health and substance use disorders needs assessment for each NYS DSRIP region is included.

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The New York Employment Services System (NYESS) Leaving OMH site is a single point of access for all New Yorkers seeking employment and employment supports, regardless of an individual’s abilities or disabilities and irrespective of the state agency from which they receive employment services and supports. NYESS consists of the NYS Department of Labor's One-Stop Operating System, which connects job seekers with employment opportunities in the NYS Job Bank, as well as a data warehouse of employment-related information operated by OMH. NYESS is designed to enhance New York State’s ability to improve employment outcomes for New Yorkers with disabilities, and to create an inclusive workforce across New York State.

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Patient Characteristics Survey (PCS) Portal - The PCS provides a comprehensive one–week "snapshot" of the population served by New York State's public mental health system. View demographic, clinical, and social characteristics for each person who receives a mental health service during the specified one–week period using the dynamic Portal Summary or Planning Reports. The Summary reports describe client characteristics and the Planning reports present penetration rates and national outcome measures. Historic reports provide data from surveys extending back to 1999.

OMH Report Documents (available online in Adobe Acrobat and HTML formats)

Assisted Outpatient Treatment Program Evaluation
Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) Program Evaluation – The 2005 reauthorization of New York State’s Assisted Outpatient Treatment program required an independent evaluation of the program’s implementation and effectiveness. The evaluation was released June 30, 2009 and was completed by the Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; the MacArthur Foundation; and Policy Research Associates.
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An OMH Assessment of Clinical Care, Professional Workforce, Research, and Local Government Opportunities (2007) - This report is an assessment of key opportunities and challenges that New York State faces with regard to quality clinical mental health care. The report's themes and recommendations will be used as a clinical policy guidepost by OMH Medical Director Lloyd I. Sederer, M.D. in his work with OMH staff, facilities and institutes, with OMH constituents and community colleagues, and with sister government agencies at the county and state level.
2016 - 2020 Statewide Comprehensive Plan

2016-2020 Statewide Comprehensive Plan PDF Document – OMH has released its Statewide Comprehensive Five-Year Plan for 2016-2020. Also known as the “5.07 Plan” (after section 5.07 of NYS mental hygiene law), the 2016-2020 Comprehensive Plan includes a review of consumers, services and programs, and gross expenditures within the New York State public mental health system. The 5.07 Plan also reviews several top priorities for OMH policy and planning efforts in the current and upcoming years. Due to rapid policy changes within the healthcare environment, some of this data may become outdated, in which case references to research and websites can be used to locate the most current data.

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Annual Report on the Implementation of Mental Hygiene Law Article 10 * PDF Document – Mental Hygiene Law Article 10 became effective in April 2007, and was enacted as part of New York's Sex Offender Management and Treatment Act (SOMTA). The 2016 Report is the tenth annual report and provides an overview of SOMTA and presents data on related assessment, litigation and treatment issues.

* If you have any questions or concerns about the accessibility of any part of this web site please contact Omer Jirdeh, or call (518) 473-7400.

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The Children's Plan: Improving the Social and Emotional Well Being of New York's Children and Their Families Leaving OMH site – The Children's Plan is intended to communicate the collective vision of families, youth, providers, teachers, child care workers and caring adults promoting the social and emotional development of all of New York's young people. The information and recommendations contained in the Plan are both visionary and practical. The Plan is designed to engage all New Yorkers in supporting the social and emotional development of children, including both the promotion of mental health and the treatment of children with emotional disturbance

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Geriatric Mental Health & Chemical Dependence: 2015 Annual Report PDF Document - The Annual Report on Geriatric Mental Health and Chemical Dependence presents a long-term plan regarding the geriatric and chemical dependence needs of New Yorkers and recommendations to address those needs. It is jointly submitted to the Governor and Legislature of New York State each year by the Commissioner of Mental Health, the Commissioner of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, the Director of the Division of Veteran's Affairs, the Adjutant General and the Director of the State Office for Aging.

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Unmet Needs Assessment ReportPDF Document

The overall goal of this report is to identify unmet needs in New York State (NYS) populations at high risk of needing mental health services. This report focuses on disparities for several high-risk groups: racial and ethnic minorities, children, rural populations, and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals. The report was produced by The Centers of Excellence for Cultural Competence (CECC) at the Nathan Kline Institute and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Additional data was provided by the NYS Office of Mental Health The Psychiatric Services and Clinical Knowledge Enhancement System for Medicaid and The Office of Performance Measurement and Evaluation.

Incident Reports and Root Cause Analyses 2002-2008: What They Reveal About Suicides
Incident Reports and Root Cause Analyses 2002-2008: What They Reveal About Suicides

OMH holds a wealth of information provided by programs it licenses and operates, describing how they responded to serious incidents. In this report we share the responses programs shared with us in their root cause analyses and recommendations for improvement as they looked back on inpatient suicides and suicides within 72 hours of discharge–among the most distressing events faced by mental health clinicians.

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Mental Health Outpatient Reimbursement Study - This report reviews the financing and reimbursement of mental health services provided by outpatient clinic, continuing day treatment, and day treatment programs licensed under Article 31 of the Mental Hygiene Law. The report was commissioned by the Legislature in the 2006-07 state budget. Work on the report was carried out by Public Consulting Group (PCG), under contract with the Office of Mental Health.

Comments or questions about the information on this page can be directed to the Office of Performance Measurement and Evaluation.