Adult Mental Health Care, Mental Health Resources, NAMI (2023)

BestSelf Behavioural Health, Inc.
Avenida Delaware, 255
Buffalo, New York 14202
Cost: sliding scale available

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Fully integrated mental health and substance use disorder treatment and services for children and adults, including mental health, substance use disorders, health assessment and monitoring, psychiatric rehabilitation, targeted case management, peer services. Tracking Teen Program, DBT, PROS, ACT, Reentry, Integrated Comorbidity Disorder, MAT, School Programs, Child Defense Center. Mobile mental health services provide community and home counseling for Medicaid beneficiaries who face significant barriers to obtaining outpatient treatment. Bilingual advisors available at select locations in Buffalo.Gebido service: WNY

BryLin Mental Health Clinic
531 Farber Lakes Dr, Ste 201
Williamsville, New York 14221
Cost: sliding scale available

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Services for persons over 18 years of age. Focus on your overall well-being with advice to: reduce and manage symptoms; construction skills; development of coping skills; and support. Services include: Psychiatric Assessment, Individual and Group Therapy, Medication Management, Dual Diagnosis, Anxiety, Depression and Stress Management, Trauma Management, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Brain Desensitization, Movement Reprocessing (EMDR), Emotion Regulation/Mindfulness Skills) and much more.

Gebido service: WNY

Buffalo Psychiatric Center
Forest road 400.
Buffalo, New York 14213
Costs: Financial support depending on means.

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Provides comprehensive mental health services that promote recovery for those aged 18 and over. It provides a network of inpatient, rehabilitation, outpatient, inpatient, occupational, wellness, and self-help/peer services. ACT, wellness and regeneration center, mobile integration team. Hospitalization is available only for patients referred from hospitals in the region.

Gebido service: WNY

association Dal
ul.Ontario 33
Lockport, New York
Cost: sliding scale available

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Outpatient Counseling and Treatment, Community Mental Health Nurse, Peer Specialist, Senior Services, PROS

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Locations: Erie and Niagara counties

Envision Wellness WNY (Northwest Community Mental Health Centre)
Vulcanlaan 406
Buffalo, New York 14207
Cost: Sliding scale available.

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Provides mental health assessment, treatment and intervention. He specializes in people who have been hospitalized many times. Day Treatment, Etaria Program for Comorbid Substance Use Disorder.

Gebido service: WNY

Apply for health services
1526 Walden Avenue, Ste. 400
Cheektowag, New York 14225
Costs: Financial support depending on means.

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Counselling, Psychiatry, HCBS, HARP, PROS, Drug Management, Forensics. Certified Community Center for Behavioral Health

Locations: WNY

Erie County Medical Center (ECMC)
Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Response Program (CPEP)
Grazerstraat 462
Buffalo, New York 14215
Costs: Financial support depending on means.

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A psychiatric emergency department open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, treating patients of all ages.

Gebido service: WNY

Erie County Medical Center
Behavioral Health Dispensary - A clinic for adults and families
class 462 street
Buffalo, New York 14215
Costs: Financial support depending on means.

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It offers outpatient behavioral health services to clients and their families to help them deal with family crises, work stress, or a more serious mental health diagnosis.

Gebido service: WNY

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Erie County Medical Center
behavioral health services
1285 Main Street, 1st Flr.
Buffalo, New York 14202
Costs: Financial support depending on means.

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It offers outpatient behavioral health services to clients and their families to help them deal with family crises, work stress, or a more serious mental health diagnosis.

Assessment, Individual and Group Counseling, Medication Evaluation and Monitoring, Psychiatry, Dual Diagnosis (Mental Health and Substance Use), PTSD, Clozaril Management. No meeting is required.

Service address: WNY.

Erie County Medical Center
Help Center
1285 Main Street, 1st Flr.
Buffalo, New York 14202
Costs: Financial support depending on means.

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An emergency department for adult mental health in emergencies that does not require a psychiatric emergency or hospitalization. accessories and virtual. Focus on well-being to help people suffering from anxiety, depression, obsessive thoughts and behaviors, hallucinations, feelings of hopelessness/powerlessness.Klinika MAPavailable for drugs and prescriptions.

Service address: WNY.

Erie County Medical Center
Adult Partial Internment Program - ECMC
Intensive outpatient behavioral health program
class 462 street
Buffalo, New York 14215
Costs: Financial support depending on means.

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He conducts intensive outpatient treatment of people with acute mental ailments that make it difficult to function at home and/or work. This level of care is aimed at stabilizing acute symptoms with the intention of avoiding hospitalization or reducing the length of stay. The Intensive Group Acute Psychiatric Stabilization Program was conceived as an alternative to psychiatric hospitalization. The average length of stay is two weeks.

Service address: WNY.

Erie County Medical Center
NAVIGATE program
1285 Main Street, 1st Flr.
Buffalo, New York 14202
Costs: Financial support depending on means.

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For teenage and young adult patients aged 14 to 30 and their families experiencing early and first episode psychosis (FEP), link to FEP in Basics of Mental Illness - Early Warning Signs. Services:

  • A primary therapist who helps patients achieve their goals by providing psychosis education, treatment recommendations, and coping strategies
  • A family education program that teaches families about psychosis and treatment, reduces family stress, and improves communication and understanding
  • Monthly family meeting, one Monday evening a month, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm to educate and support NAVIGATE families. One of NAVIGATE's prescribers is present at each session to answer questions
  • Individualized drug treatment to reduce symptoms and prevent recurrence
  • Support from education/employment specialists (SEEs) who help patients develop and then achieve career or educational goals
  • Case management services to assist with transportation, accommodation, disability needs, legal, insurance or social services, or general continuity of care needs.
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Horizon Health Services, Inc.
Rua Dodge, 55
Getzville, New York 14068
Cost: sliding scale available

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Treatment and support for individuals and families struggling with substance use disorders and mental health issues. Outpatient and inpatient treatment, rehabilitation services, inpatient military/first aid treatment, crisis stabilization, dog therapy program.

Gebido service: WNY

Monsignor Carr's Clinics/Catholic Charities
716 895-7718z1-877-448-4466
76 W. Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, New York 14214
Cost: sliding scale, most insurance, Medicaid and Medicare

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Serves children from 5 years of age, teenagers and adults. Comprehensive psychiatric and social care. Individual, family and group counseling, medication management, home care.

Gebido service: WNY

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Provides a dedicated psychiatric emergency department that provides a comprehensive adult psychiatric assessment 24/7.

Service: Niagara County.

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Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
behavioral health services
621 10th st.
Niagara Falls, New York 14302
Costs: Financial support depending on means.

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It provides a continuum of behavioral health, including the only psychiatric emergency department in Niagara County, inpatient behavioral health care, and outpatient behavioral health care at the Niagara Wellness Connection Center.

Service: Niagara County.

Oishei Children's Hospital
Child Psychiatry Clinic
Main Street 1028
Buffalo, New York 14202
Costs: Financial support depending on means.

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Age 2 - 21 years. diagnostic assessment, diagnosis and treatment services, individual and family psychotherapy; psychiatric evaluation and consultation; medication management; clinical patient advocacy with schools, social services or other agencies.

Gebido service: WNY

Human spectrum services
Doornlaan 227.
Orchard Park, New York 14127
Cost: Sliding scale available.

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Community Services, Drug Addiction Counseling, Home Care Coordination, Housing Assistance, Mental Health Clinics and Counseling Services, PROS, ACT, Comorbid Disorders, Reintegration, LGBTQ and more.

Gebido service: WNY

Western NY VA Healthcare System
Buffalo VA Medical Center
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
3495 Bailey Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14215

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Inpatient and outpatient care includes assessment, treatment, medical, surgical, psychiatric, neurological and rehabilitative medicine. Therapy of post-traumatic stress disorder, HIV/AIDS, daily therapy of alcohol and drug addiction.

Eligibility: Veteran and active duty status.

Service address: WNY.

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What are some resources available to individuals with mental illness? ›

  • Find a provider treating substance use disorders, addiction, and mental illness.
  • American Psychiatric Association Foundation. Find a Psychiatrist.
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Finder.
  • American Psychological Association. Find a Psychologist.

What has NAMI done for mental health? ›

NAMI shapes national public policy for people with mental illness and their families and provides volunteer leaders with the tools, resources and skills necessary to save mental health in all states.

What exactly does NAMI do? ›

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a nationwide, grassroots mental health organization. NAMI offers educational programs, advocates for individuals and families affected by mental illness, and operates a toll-free helpline.

What does NAMI mean in mental health? ›

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

What are 3 ways to help someone struggling with mental illness? ›

For example:
  • Listen. Simply giving someone space to talk, and listening to how they're feeling, can be really helpful in itself. ...
  • Offer reassurance. Seeking help can feel lonely, and sometimes scary. ...
  • Stay calm. ...
  • Be patient. ...
  • Try not to make assumptions. ...
  • Keep social contact.

What are three main things you can do to help someone with mental illness? ›

There are some general strategies that you can use to help:
  • Listen without making judgements and concentrate on their needs at that moment.
  • Ask them what would help them.
  • Reassure and signpost to practical information or resources.
  • Avoid confrontation.
  • Ask if there is someone they would like you to contact.

Which is the most prevalent mental illness according to Nami? ›

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health concern in the United States. Over 40 million adults in the U.S. (19.1%) have an anxiety disorder. Meanwhile, approximately 7% of children aged 3-17 experience issues with anxiety each year.

What are three local mental health resources? ›

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
  • NAMI Family-to-Family education program.
  • NAMI Basics education program.
  • NAMI Peer-to-Peer education and support programs.
  • NAMI On Campus clubs for students.
  • NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group for individuals living with mental health problems.
Oct 31, 2022

What are the 4 types of mental health? ›

mood disorders (such as depression or bipolar disorder) anxiety disorders. personality disorders. psychotic disorders (such as schizophrenia)

What are the 10 common warning signs of a mental health crisis? ›

10 Warning Signs of Mental Health Distress:
  • Feeling very sad, withdrawn or unmotivated (for more than two weeks)
  • Planning to or trying to harm or kill oneself.
  • Out-of-control or risk-taking behaviors.
  • Overwhelming fear with a racing heart or fast breathing.
  • Sudden weight gain/loss or loss of appetite.
  • Severe mood swings.
May 24, 2022

Does anyone get with NAMI? ›

Oda himself told there wont be love among the straw hats. And nobody in the entire series s shipable with nami except the strawhat. So she is single.

Who gets with NAMI? ›

Nami and Sanji, the pairing the manga itself harps on most, as well as the one most fans talk about.

Can you speak with NAMI? ›

Also, you can talk with someone at the NAMI HelpLine, Monday–Friday, 10:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m. ET, by: Calling 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) Texting “HelpLine” to 62640. Emailing

Is ADHD a mental illness? ›

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders affecting children. Symptoms of ADHD include inattention (not being able to keep focus), hyperactivity (excess movement that is not fitting to the setting) and impulsivity (hasty acts that occur in the moment without thought).

Is depression a form of mental illness? ›

Depression is a common mental disorder. Globally, it is estimated that 5% of adults suffer from the disorder. It is characterized by persistent sadness and a lack of interest or pleasure in previously rewarding or enjoyable activities.

What is the hardest to treat mental illness? ›

How are personality disorders treated? Personality disorders are some of the most difficult disorders to treat in psychiatry. This is mainly because people with personality disorders don't think their behavior is problematic, so they don't often seek treatment.

How do you deal with a mentally unstable family member? ›

What can I do?
  1. Learn about mental illness and addiction. ...
  2. Talk to your family member about your concerns, and encourage them to seek support. ...
  3. Get support for yourself and your family. ...
  4. Take care of yourself. ...
  5. Support other family members.

When should you walk away from someone with mental illness? ›

When it comes to letting go of someone with mental illness, the priority is safety. If physical abuse is present to any degree, especially abuse severe enough to cause you to fear for your life or that of your children, it is important to leave as soon as possible.

What are signs of being mentally unstable? ›

  • Feeling sad or down.
  • Confused thinking or reduced ability to concentrate.
  • Excessive fears or worries, or extreme feelings of guilt.
  • Extreme mood changes of highs and lows.
  • Withdrawal from friends and activities.
  • Significant tiredness, low energy or problems sleeping.
Dec 13, 2022

What two things are used to treat most mental diseases? ›

They include: Psychotherapy or counseling. This also is called talk therapy. It is one of the most common treatments for mental health disorders.

What is the #1 most diagnosed mental disorder? ›

Depression. Impacting an estimated 300 million people, depression is the most-common mental disorder and generally affects women more often than men.

Is anxiety a form of mental illness? ›

Anxiety disorders are the most common of mental disorders and affect nearly 30% of adults at some point in their lives. But anxiety disorders are treatable and a number of effective treatments are available. Treatment helps most people lead normal productive lives.

What is the number one mental illness in the world? ›

This disease has a good prognosis if it is treated in time and appropriately. Depression can be mild, moderate, or severe, and is caused by a complex interaction of social, psychological, and biological factors.

What are the 5 signs of mental illness? ›

5 Warning Signs of Mental Illness
  • Changes in personality. ...
  • Changes in emotion. ...
  • Isolation. ...
  • Sudden absence of self-care. ...
  • Sense of hopelessness or feeling overwhelmed. ...
  • Warning Signs of Suicide.
Dec 17, 2020

What are the top 3 mental health issues? ›

Of those, the three most common diagnoses are anxiety disorders, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These three conditions make up around 30 percent of all diagnoses of mental illness in America.

What are at least 4 services or programs that are available to people with mental health issues in Australia? ›

Get help now
  • Lifeline – 13 11 14.
  • Kids Helpline – 1800 55 1800.
  • Mental Health Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team in your state/territory.
  • Beyond Blue – 1300 224 636.
Aug 18, 2022

What are the 4 C's of mental illness? ›

To separate addiction from other neurological disorders, experts say that four factors must be present. These four factors, compulsion, craving, consequences and control, are unique to addiction alone and are classified as the 4 C's.

What are the 7 major mental disorders? ›

Many people also experience stigma, discrimination and violations of human rights.
  • Anxiety Disorders. ...
  • Depression. ...
  • Bipolar Disorder. ...
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) ...
  • Schizophrenia. ...
  • Eating Disorders. ...
  • Disruptive behaviour and dissocial disorders. ...
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders.
Jun 8, 2022

What are the top 5 mental illness? ›

Below are the five most common mental health disorders in America and their related symptoms:
  • Anxiety Disorders. The most common category of mental health disorders in America impacts approximately 40 million adults 18 and older. ...
  • Mood Disorders. ...
  • Psychotic Disorders. ...
  • Dementia. ...
  • Eating disorders.
Jan 30, 2020

What are 3 warning signs of schizophrenia? ›

Symptoms may include:
  • Delusions. These are false beliefs that are not based in reality. ...
  • Hallucinations. These usually involve seeing or hearing things that don't exist. ...
  • Disorganized thinking (speech). ...
  • Extremely disorganized or abnormal motor behavior. ...
  • Negative symptoms.
Jan 7, 2020

What are the red flags for mental health crisis? ›

In mental health triage can be undertaken face to face or via telephone: 'red flags' include suicidal ideas, intent or actions, violence and aggression set in the context of psychosis and specific items such as command hallucinations, delusional misidentification and grandiose delusions.

Why no one likes Nami? ›

Nami falls into the "bossy woman" stereotype. Unfortunately, One Piece portrays Nami's behavior in a negative way—she is "bossy" rather than assertive or confident. The series relies on this stereotype for Nami, and as a result, many One Piece fans dislike her.

Does Nami do anything in One Piece? ›

Being the assigned navigator of the Straw Hat Pirates, Nami is responsible for evaluating the direction that the ship goes as they sail further into the sea. Nami also tends to act as the crew's de facto treasurer, managing the crew's money and allocating spending money whenever they arrive at a new location.

Who does Nami trust the most? ›

Nami trusts Luffy and believes in him no matter what. Their bond is real and built over time. As the series progressed, Nami developed feelings for Luffy. There may not be a proper romance between them, but it's evident that she cares about him more than anyone else in the crew.

Who is Nami closest to? ›

Nami and Usopp are the two strawhats Luffy has the closest relationship with. This isn't disregarding the other strawhats as not being close, rather this is more like the two Characters Luffy is always seen around.

Does Nami love law? ›

To me, after thinking about all of Nami's interests in life, her best love interest would be Law. They both started off leary of Luffy's character and personality, but later on grew to trust him after he took out their tyrant, but still get annoyed with him, and scold him for his actions from time to time.

What are the 3 types of psychosis? ›

What types of psychosis are there?
  • hallucinations.
  • delusions.
  • disorganised thinking and speech.

What are the signs of a psychotic break? ›

But in general, 3 main symptoms are associated with a psychotic episode:
  • hallucinations.
  • delusions.
  • confused and disturbed thoughts.

What are the 5 stages of psychosis? ›

A psychotic episode or disorder will result in the presence of one or more of the following five categories: delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thought, disorganized behavior, negative symptoms.

What are 3 signs of ADHD? ›

Hyperactivity and impulsiveness
  • being unable to sit still, especially in calm or quiet surroundings.
  • constantly fidgeting.
  • being unable to concentrate on tasks.
  • excessive physical movement.
  • excessive talking.
  • being unable to wait their turn.
  • acting without thinking.
  • interrupting conversations.

Is ADHD a form of Autism? ›

ADHD is not on the autism spectrum, but they have some of the same symptoms. And having one of these conditions increases the chances of having the other. Experts have changed the way they think about how autism and ADHD are related.

Can a brain scan show ADHD? ›

Though brain scans cannot yet reliably diagnose ADHD, some scientists are using them to identify environmental and prenatal factors that affect symptoms, and to better understand how stimulant medications trigger symptom control vs. side effects.

What are the 5 levels of depression? ›

Types of major depression include melancholia, psychotic and antenatal or postnatal. You may be diagnosed with mild, moderate or severe depression. Your mental health professional may diagnose you with depression if these symptoms: happen most days.

What is the number one cause of depression? ›

There's no single cause of depression. It can occur for a variety of reasons and it has many different triggers. For some people, an upsetting or stressful life event, such as bereavement, divorce, illness, redundancy and job or money worries, can be the cause. Different causes can often combine to trigger depression.

What are the 4 main causes of depression? ›

Research suggests that depression doesn't spring from simply having too much or too little of certain brain chemicals. Rather, there are many possible causes of depression, including faulty mood regulation by the brain, genetic vulnerability, and stressful life events.

Are there resources available to help people maintain positive mental health? ›

Call or text 855‑427‑2736 to speak to caring and trained counselors.

What is the resource most used for the diagnosis of mental health disorders and disease? ›

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the handbook used by health care professionals in the United States and much of the world as the authoritative guide to the diagnosis of mental disorders. DSM contains descriptions, symptoms and other criteria for diagnosing mental disorders.

What local resources are available for schizophrenia? ›

NAMI and NAMI Affiliates are here to provide you with support for you and your family and information about community resources. Contact the NAMI HelpLine at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or if you have any questions about schizophrenia or finding support and resources.

Why are resources for mental health important? ›

Mental health services also reduce the risk of chronic diseases related to stress, anxiety and substance abuse. Most importantly, mental health services save lives, while improving the outlook for people who may feel hopeless and lost.

What to do if someone is mentally unstable and won t get help? ›

You can call a crisis line or the National Suicide Prevention Line at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). If you think your friend or family member is in need of community mental health services you can find help in your area.

Which social issue can be helped with the assistance of a mental health professional? ›

Mental health social workers engage mostly with clients struggling to overcome addictive behaviors, such as drug or alcohol abuse, or mental health conditions, such as eating disorders, clinical depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PDSD) among others.

What is the hardest mental illness to live with? ›

Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPDs) become overwhelmed and incapacitated by the intensity of their emotions, whether it is joy and elation or depression, anxiety, and rage. They are unable to manage these intense emotions.

What are the top 3 mental health diagnosis? ›

Of those, the three most common diagnoses are anxiety disorders, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These three conditions make up around 30 percent of all diagnoses of mental illness in America.

What are the 4 types of mental illness? ›

mood disorders (such as depression or bipolar disorder) anxiety disorders. personality disorders. psychotic disorders (such as schizophrenia)

What resources are there for psychotic depression? ›

If you're concerned about someone and think they may have psychosis, you could contact their social worker or community mental health nurse if they've previously been diagnosed with a mental health condition. Contact the person's GP if this is the first time they've shown symptoms of psychosis.

What is the most treatable mental illness? ›

Depression is among the most treatable of mental disorders. Between 80% and 90% percent of people with depression eventually respond well to treatment. Almost all patients gain some relief from their symptoms.

What are the 7 main mental disorders? ›

Many people also experience stigma, discrimination and violations of human rights.
  • Anxiety Disorders. ...
  • Depression. ...
  • Bipolar Disorder. ...
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) ...
  • Schizophrenia. ...
  • Eating Disorders. ...
  • Disruptive behaviour and dissocial disorders. ...
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders.
Jun 8, 2022

What is the most effective mental health treatment? ›

Psychotherapy. Psychotherapy is the therapeutic treatment of mental illness provided by a trained mental health professional. Psychotherapy explores thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and seeks to improve an individual's well-being. Psychotherapy paired with medication is the most effective way to promote recovery.


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