The Department of Community Mental Health plans, oversees and coordinates services for individuals - and their families - with mental illness, developmental/intellectual disabilities and substance use disorders. The 2016 edition of the complete directory of partnering agencies and organizations is available on Publications and Forms.

We have created an online resource directory that we hope residents and professionals will use to locate the many and varied mental health resources in Westchester County.

In the event of a psychiatric emergency, you can call:

  • Crisis Prevention and Response Team at (914) 925-5959
  • National Suicide Hotline (800) 273-TALK or (800) 273-8255
  • Or, you can always call 911 in any emergency

DCMH provides access to a wide array of person-centered, recovery-oriented services for Adult Mental Health Services including case management, Assertive Community and Assisted Outpatient Treatment, housing and forensics.

Autism Spectrum Disorders is the largest growing developmental disability in the nation with 0.2 percent to 0.6 percent of the population being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders each year.

Drug and alcohol addiction is treatable. Chemical dependency prevention and treatment programs are available throughout Westchester.