Mental Health Update

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June 6, 2022

06/6/2022 – REMINDER: OMH Survey On Understanding Attitudes Beliefs, and Behaviors for Recipients of Mental Health Services


Dear friends and colleagues!

We’re having some trouble getting uptake on responses from recipients of public mental health services and the deadline is June 16th. Responses from the individuals and families we serve are essential to guide the creation of interventions to help promote affirming attitudes in mental health.

Could you help us by disseminating the attached and message below to your listservs, members, and anyone who can assist getting the survey to people we serve? Questions can be directed to omhippi@omh.ny.gov.

Thanks for all you do and your help on this initiative!

-Amanda
Amanda Saake, LMSW, CPRP, NYCPS-P
Special Assistant to the Commissioner
Director of Office of Consumer Affairs

Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue, Albany, NY, 12229
(518) 473-6579 |Amanda.Saake@omh.ny.gov
www.omh.ny.gov/

Pronouns: she, her, hers

SECOND REMINDER: OMH SURVEY ON UNDERSTANDING ATTITUDES, BELIEFS, AND BEHAVIORS – FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE RECIPIENTS

SURVEY CLOSES ON JUNE 16th, 2022

Thank you to all of you that already submitted responses. This is a reminder that the OMH is still collecting responses for this survey from individuals who receive services from any OMH licensed, funded, or designated program. Please disseminate as appropriate.

LINK TO THE SERVICE RECIPIENT SURVEY:

If responding to the survey online, please click the survey link or scan the QR code only when you are ready to take the survey as duplicate responses will be blocked. If you were accidently locked out of the survey due to the above feature, please send a note to omhippi@omh.ny.gov
Solutions are available!

If you are looking to submit responses from different service recipients using the same device, please connect with us at omhippi@omh.ny.gov. Separate survey links can be provided for this purpose on an as needed basis. If you like to look back at your previous responses, please click ‘Back’ found at the bottom of each page of the survey interface. Kindly do
not use the ‘Back’ option of the browser for this function. Please click ‘Submit’ to submit your responses after completing the online survey.

QR CODE FOR THE SERVICE RECIPIENT SURVEY:

We encourage providers to offer the survey on paper if a recipient cannot access the online survey versions (see attached). Following completion of a paper survey, we ask that programs or individuals enter the recipient’s responses to the online platform. To be able to enter data in bulk using the same device, please connect with us at omhippi@omh.ny.gov. Separate survey links will be provided for this purpose on an as needed basis. This allows OMH to receive the responses most efficiently.

If that’s not possible, you can scan the paper surveys and email to omhippi@omh.ny.gov or fax to 518-408-2210. Please ensure that no personal health information is on the form.

The survey is expected to close on June 16, 2022

Please see the original survey announcement below.

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The Office of Mental Health is seeking broad input about attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors related to mental health. More specifically, the following survey seeks to obtain this input from people who receive services.

Survey responses are anonymous and only aggregate data will be shared. Findings will help depict the current state, of attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors here in New York. Findings will also guide the creation of interventions to help promote affirming attitudes.

The Office of Mental Health recognizes that some individuals receiving services may have trouble accessing the survey, so we’re asking service providers, advocates, and other supporters to reach out to individuals and complete the survey with them. In doing so, please make sure that ONLY the information of the individual you are assisting is included in the responses

Direct any questions to omhippi@omh.ny.gov.

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