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Behavioral Health Programs

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Behavioral Health Programs for All Needs for All Ages in All Locations.

Adult Mobile Crisis Teams

Rapid, in-home mental health assessment and linkage to services for adults who are experiencing — or are at risk of experiencing — a mental health crisis.
Location:The Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens 
Ages Served:Adults aged 21 and older (services are available regardless of insurance status)
Insurance Accepted: Medicaid managed care (services are available regardless of insurance status)
Contact:

988, press 3 for Spanish

Article 31 Outpatient Clinic and School-Based Clinics at PS 369 & MS 179

Team of social workers and psychiatrists/nurse practitioners who can help seriously emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children, teens, and their families with assessment, therapy, and medication management.
Location:The Bronx
Ages Served:Children (aged 5 and older) and adults
Insurance Accepted: Medicaid managed care, Medicare, and commercial insurance
Contact:

1-718-742-7000

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

Long-term outpatient psychiatric care, medication management, medical support, care coordination, and case management for seriously mentally ill adults with multiple psychiatric hospitalizations and a lack of engagement with traditional outpatient services.
Location:The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan (shelter), and Queens
Ages Served:Adults
Insurance Required: None

Behavioral Health Community Transitions

Short-term bridge to care services to assist with transition from inpatient units to the community for adults and children who have a diagnosed mental illness and are currently in or were recently discharged from an inpatient psychiatric unit.
Location:All five boroughs, and Nassau and Suffolk counties
Ages Served:Children and adults
Insurance Accepted: Healthfirst and Carelon Medicaid, Medicare
Contact:

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Children’s Health Home

Comprehensive care coordination that integrates medical and behavioral health services.
Location:The Bronx and Upper Manhattan
Ages Served:Children and teens (ages 6–20)
Insurance Accepted: Medicaid or managed Medicaid

Children’s Mobile Crisis Teams

Rapid, in-home mental health assessment and linkage to services for children and teens who are experiencing — or are at risk of experiencing — a mental health crisis.
Location:The Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens
Ages Served:Children and teens (newborn to 20 years old) and their families
Insurance Accepted: Medicaid managed care (services are available regardless of insurance status)
Contact:

988, press 3 for Spanish

FRIENDS Program (Children & Family Support Team and STEPS)

Training in helpful mental health skills and linkages to community resources. Offers support two times a week for 6–8 weeks — with follow-up support for up to 4 months.
Location:The Bronx
Ages Served:Children ages 5–17 and their families
Insurance Required: None
Contact:

1-718-742-7100

Geriatric Mental Health Initiative (GMHI)

Free, in-home counseling and screening for older adults who are experiencing depression or anxiety.
Location:The Bronx
Ages Served:Adults aged 55 and older
Insurance Required: None
Contact:

1-718-536-3225

Geriatric Mobile Outreach

Short-term mental health outreach, case management, in-home counseling, and linkages to community services for older adults with emotional wellness issues.
Location:The Bronx (age 60+) and Manhattan (age 65+)
Ages Served:Older adults
Insurance Required: None
Contact:

1-212-609-1755 (Manhattan),  1-718-536-3225 (The Bronx)

Health Home Care Management

Long-term care coordination and support for adults with behavioral health or substance use problems, HIV/AIDS, or multiple chronic illnesses.
Location:The Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan
Ages Served:Adults aged 21 and older
Insurance Accepted: Active Medicaid and managed Medicaid

Home-Based Crisis Intervention

Short-term, in-home services (crisis intervention, short-term case management, family support) for families with children who are at risk of hospitalization due to serious mental health conditions.
Location:The Bronx and Brooklyn
Ages Served:Children and teens (ages 5–20)
Insurance Required: None
Contact:

1-718-742-7051 (The Bronx), 1-718-840-4058 (Brooklyn)

Intensive Mobile Treatment (IMT)

Long-term outpatient psychiatric care, medication management, medical support, care coordination, and case management for seriously mentally ill adults with a recent history of frequent hospitalization, housing instability, and incarcerations.
Location:Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island
Ages Served:Adults
Insurance Required: None

Parachute

In-home counseling, medication management, crisis intervention, and care management for adults who are high utilizers of emergency departments with a history of poor engagement in their current behavioral health treatment options.
Location:The Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan
Ages Served:Adults aged 18 and older
Insurance Accepted: Healthfirst and VNS Health Plan Medicaid, Medicare

Pathway Home

High-touch critical time intervention and care coordination for high utilizers of Harlem Hospital psychiatric inpatient and emergency departments.
Location:Manhattan
Ages Served:Adults
Insurance Required: Determined by contract
Contact:

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Promise Zone

Psychotherapy, short-term case management, crisis intervention, consultation, and support for seriously emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children and their families, and school staff.
Location:The Bronx (operates in nine schools)
Ages Served:Children and teens
Insurance Required: None
Contact:

1-718-742-7000

Safe Pathways

Suicide prevention outreach, community outreach and screening, family counseling, peer support, and crisis intervention for LGBTQ+ and BIPOC children and young adults at risk of suicide.
Location:All five boroughs
Ages Served:Children and young adults (ages 10–24)
Insurance Required: None
Contact:

1-718-840-4988

Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Care Management

Six-to-nine-month program that includes outreach, care management, in-home counseling, and psychiatric treatment.
Location:Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens
Ages Served:Adults aged 18 and older
Insurance Required: Healthfirst, VNS Health Plan Medicaid, or Medicare

WeCARE Wellness Care Management

Wellness care coordination and management for adults on cash assistance with a medical or mental health condition that impacts employability.
Location:Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Staten Island
Ages Served:Adults
Insurance Required: None