Purpose

The Mental Health Association in New York State, Inc. (MHANYS) has established the School Mental Health Resource and Training Center to support all NYS public and private schools to implement Chapter 390 of the Laws of 2016, requiring mental health instruction as part of the K-12 health curricula. The Center staff and project partners are committed to helping schools:

  • comply with the required mental health education of students
  • identify resources and develop mental health lesson plans/curriculum
  • develop and implement a plan for professional development
  • establish community partnerships to support mental health education and services
  • engage and support families

Contact Us

Please contact us at schools@mhanys.org or call 518.434.0439 from 8 am to 5 pm.

To contact a specific staff member, click here.

Inquiry Form

Please select the New York State school district you are associated with. If you are statewide organization, regional organization or from outside New York State, please select the appropriate option at the end of the list.

Please select the New York State county where the school district or agency you are associated with resides. If you are from outside New York State, please let us know where you are from.

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