Mental Health Clinic Treatment
The goals of a clinic treatment program that serves adults are to diagnose and treat an individual's mental illness, to work with the individual in developing a plan of care designed to minimize symptoms and adverse effects of illness, maximize wellness, and promote recovery toward the achievement of life goals.
The goals of a clinic treatment program that serves children are early assessment and identification of childhood emotional disturbances, and engagement of the child and family in the development of a plan of care designed to minimize the symptoms and adverse effects of illness, maximize wellness, assist the child in developing a resilient and hopeful approach to school, family, and community, and maintain the child in his or her natural environment.
Children, Adolescents and Families:
MHA of Westchester at Rockland BOCES
The Family Resource Center
131 North Midland Avenue
Nyack, NY 10960
MHA of Westchester at Haverstraw
20 George Street
Haverstraw, NY 10927
Children, Adolescents and Adults:
Center for Applied Psychology at Bikur Cholim
25 Robert Pitt Drive, Suite 101
Monsey, NY 10952
3 Campbell Avenue
Suffern, NY 10901
Rockland County Department of Mental Health - Pomona Clinic
50 Sanatorium Road, Building F
Pomona, NY 10970
Nyack Consultation Center
18 Church Street
Nyack, NY 10960
Orangeburg Service Center
Building 57, 1st Floor
140 Old Orangeburg Road
Orangeburg, NY 10962
VCS Mental Health Clinic
77 South Main Street
New City, NY 10956
Contact your Insurance Carrier, Medicare or Medicaid Managed Care Provider for additional network resources.
Personalized Recovery Oriented Services (PROS)
Personalized Recovery Oriented Services (PROS) is a comprehensive recovery oriented program for adults with serious mental illness. The goal of the program is to integrate treatment, support, and rehabilitation in a manner that facilitates the individual's recovery. Goals for individuals in the program are to: improve functioning, reduce inpatient utilization, reduce emergency services, reduce contact with the criminal justice system, increase employment, attain higher levels of education, and secure preferred housing.
Jawonio PROS Program
775 North Main Street
New Hempstead, NY 10977
Program for Self Discovery: Change Happens
The Mental Health Association of Rockland County
140 Route 303, Suite I
Valley Cottage, NY 10989
Provider Agency Links
The following agencies in Rockland County are providers of mental health services...
The Center for Applied Psychology (CAPs) - Bikur Cholim's comprehensive mental health division - offers a full range of mental health clinical services and programs to children and adults.
Child Care Resources of Rockland provides resource and referral services for families, including families of children with special needs, seeking accessible, affordable, quality early childhood and school age care and education.
The Monsignor Patrick J. Frawley Mental Health Clinic at Good Samaritan Hospital is designed to treat emotional and psychiatric disorders in adolescents, adults and geriatric patients in a warm and caring environment.
Jawonio Behavioral Health Services offers mental health treatment, case management and supportive services for adults, including a wide array of group and individual person centered and recovery oriented services.
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Loeb House provides a range of residential services for adults with serious mental illness, including a residence for adults with co-occurring mental illness and chemical dependency. For more information, contact the SPOA coordinator at 364-2399.
The Mental Health Association of Rockland County is a private, not-for-profit community agency whose mission is to provide mental health preventative, supportive, treatment and advocacy services to children and adults in our community.
The Mental Health Association of Westchester operates two (2) clinics in Rockland, one in Nyack, and one in Haverstraw. The clinics provide individual, group, family and medication therapy services for children, adolescents, adults and families.
As one of our nation's premier centers of excellence in mental health research, a broad range of studies are conducted at NKI, including basic, clinical, and services research intended to improve care for people suffering from complex, psychobiologically-based, severely disabling mental disorders.
RCPC is a psychiatric hospital exclusively for children and adolescents and provides an intensive, short-term, family-based inpatient psychiatric treatment program.
CLUE (Community Link-Up Experience) is a Community Residence program sponsored by the Rockland Hospital Guild, Inc., a private not-for-profit agency, which provides housing and support services for persons with a mental illness.
Rockland Jewish Family Service offers individual, family and group therapy to adults, adolescents and children. The agency also offers an array of eating disorder treatment modalities that can be customized to meet the individual needs and goals.
Rockland Psychiatric Center (RPC) provides psychiatric inpatient and outpatient treatment, rehabilitation and support to adults 18 and older with mental illness.
Saint Dominic's Home provides residential services for adults with mental illness and home-based services for children and families to prevent separation of families, increase family stability and reduce the stressors that families face.
The Betsy Siegel Little House
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The Betsy Siegel Little House is a residential facility for older adults with serious mental illness who are deaf. For more information, contact the SPOA coordinator at 364-2399.
Provides outpatient mental health treatment (including individual therapy and psychiatric services) to adults (age 18+) with diagnosable mental health condition.
Following are links to some helpful Local Resources. Please also check our Calendar of Events that includes information on various support groups.
Center for Safety & Change provides a full range of services and supports to domestic violence victims and their families both in person at one of their six office locations and by telephone. Domestic violence victims with special circumstances may receive services at other safe locations of their choice (e.g., library, restaurant, religious institution, private home). Center for Safety & Change also maintains a presence at all six domestic violence courts in Rockland County.
The Consumer/Family Outreach Program (CFO) reaches out to individuals with a mental illness who are not currently receiving treatment or who have not remained engaged in treatment at existing programs. CFO provides education about psychiatric disorders to the families and significant others and alleviates the suffering of families by providing support and information.
InfoRock is the first point of contact for Rockland residents to be connected to a vast array of health and human services available to them. 845-364-2020
NAMI-FAMILYA is a self-help and advocacy group for relatives and friends of persons living with a mental illness that works toward improving services and resources for these individuals and their families through education, advocacy and support.
Parent Support and Teen Support Groups are held at the same time, offering parents and their children time to relax, find support, and learn from the experiences of peers. The Support Groups are generally held monthly September through June on the first Monday of the month, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm but please check the MHA website Calendar.
The Rockland Independent Living Center is committed to the full inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of community life. Most importantly, people with disabilities have the right to determine the course of their own lives. These principles form the cornerstone of their advocacy efforts, both individual and system-wide.
New York State Resources
Following are links to some helpful New York State Resources.
Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) offers access to a full range of employment and independent living services that may be needed by persons with disabilities through their lives.
Mission of the Department of Health: Working together and committed to excellence, we protect and promote the health of New Yorkers through prevention, science and the assurance of quality health care delivery.
Families Together is a non-profit, family-run organization that strives to establish a unified voice for children and youth with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges.
New York State’s New York Employment Services System (NYESS) has been designated as the first statewide Employment Network (EN) in the United States and is designated by SSA to assist people with disabilities find competitive jobs.
The Justice Center was created in legislation known as the “Protection of People with Special Needs Act” to establish the strongest standards and practices in the nation for protecting people with special needs. It serves both as a law enforcement agency and as an advocate for people with special needs.
You and your family have many new low cost, quality health insurance options available through the Individual Marketplace. You can quickly compare health plan options and apply for assistance that could lower the cost of your health coverage. You may also qualify for health care coverage from Medicaid or Child Health Plus through the Marketplace. Anyone can apply here.
The Access Pass permits residents of New York State with disabilities, as defined in the application, free or discounted use of state parks, historic sites, and recreational facilities operated by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The pass holder may have free or discounted use of facilities operated by these offices, for which there is normally a charge.
The Office of Mental Health (OMH) operates psychiatric centers across the State, and also regulates, certifies and oversees more than 2,500 various inpatient and outpatient programs, emergency, community support, residential and family care programs programs, which are operated by local governments and nonprofit agencies.
The mission of the New York State Office for the Aging is to help older New Yorkers to be as independent as possible for as long as possible through advocacy, development and delivery of person-centered, consumer-oriented, and cost-effective policies, programs and services which support and empower the elderly and their families, in partnership with the network of public and private organizations which serve them.
The Office of Children and Family Services provides a system of family support, juvenile justice, child care and child welfare services that promote the safety, permanency and well-being of our children, adults, families and communities.
The Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) is responsible for supervising programs that provide assistance and support to eligible families and individuals including food stamps, home energy assistance program (HEAP), temporary assistance, child support enforcement and housing and support services, among many other programs.
Following are links to some helpful Federal Resources.
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is responsible for federal programs that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities.
Benefits.gov was launched in an effort to provide citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance programs. The program's mission is to reduce the expense and difficulty of interacting with the government while increasing citizen access to government benefit information.
CMS Provides Health Coverage for 100 Million People through Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children's Health Insurance Program. And with health insurance reforms and health care exchanges, CMS is improving health care and ensuring coverage for all Americans.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
Information for children up to the age of 19 in need of health care coverage.
Welcome to Medicaid.gov, your one-stop-shop for Federal policy and program information about Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the Basic Health Program.
The official U.S. government site for Medicare provides information for people with Medicare, Medicare open enrollment, and benefits.
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need.
NIMH funds research by scientists across the country as well as in NIMH studies in the internal research program. The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.
NIH is the nation’s medical research agency — supporting scientific studies that turn discovery into health. NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
The official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration.
Social Security's Ticket to Work Program is a free and voluntary program available to people ages 18 through 64 who are blind or have a disability and who receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.
Prospective college students with disabilities will find that many campuses are equipped with offices and services that address accessibility, accommodation, and assistive technology for a diverse range of needs.
The AACAP developed Facts for Families to provide concise and up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families.