Welcome to Mental Health Association in New York State, Inc. (MHANYS)

MHANYS is a not-for-profit organization that works to end the stigma against mental illness and promote mental health wellness in New York State. MHANYS achieves this through training, education, advocacy and policy, community-based partnership programming, and by connecting individuals and families to help.


Great turnout for MHANYS’
Mental Health Education in Schools Summit

Great kickoff discussion about the new
law that requires schools in New York State to teach about mental health starting in July 2018.

Educators, students, principals, mental health providers, & other stakeholders from around the state attended and participated in the discussion.

Special thanks to our Keynote Speaker Commissioner Elia, NYS Department of Education, for leading the discussion.

Thank you to all of our speakers and attendees for a rich discussion on this important topic!


Webinar Invite
Mental Health Association in New York State, Inc. (MHANYS) is pleased to bring to you:

A TIME OF CHANGE: Moving an Agency-based Response to Trauma to the Local Community
APRIL 17, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

This webinar will look at the HEARTS and MARC Initiatives in the Capital Region. Participants will get an overview of ACES and a community wide response implemented to address trauma. A representative from CDPHP, a regional managed care provider, involved with these initiatives will share their perspective on the importance of this work.

CLICK HERE for more information and to register.


“. . .we are pleased to be part of the Restore Opportunities Now Campaign. Nothing changes in a vacuum. The needs of people with mental illness are part of a dynamic that involves the entire human services spectrum. Our entire sector needs to be lifted up through a series of reforms that have been addressed by our colleagues.”

 – Glenn Liebman, CEO, Mental Health Association in NYS, Inc.