MHANYS Annual Awards Dinner & Conference


Registration is now open for MHANYS awards dinner and annual conference taking place on October 31st and November 1st at the Albany Marriott!


Mental Health Matters Legislation Day

Save the Date – March 11, 2020. Information coming soon!

Youth Mental Health Facts

According to the World Health Organization, mental health is defined as a state of wellbeing in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.

Half of all chronic mental illnesses begin by age 14

Youth substance abuse may be an attempt to self-medicate symptoms of undiagnosed mental illness


Half of all lifetime cases of anxiety disorders begin as early as age 8

Early signs of mental illness are often mistaken for typical characteristics of childhood and adolescent development


22% of youth experience serious mental illness in a given year


The median delay between the onset of symptoms and treatment is 10 years.


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