Mental Health Services

The Broome County Mental Health Department works with service providers at the Local and State level to develop community preventive, rehabilitative, and treatment services offering a continuum of care.  The Department provides oversight to improve and expand existing services, and plan for the integration and coordination of care for consumers.  The total community need is considered, reflecting the full range of individual need and circumstance, to ensure adequate access to service for the community, and specifically for those who otherwise would not have access to such services.

The mission of the Broome County Mental Health Department is to plan, organize and oversee a comprehensive continuum of care for consumers of public mental hygiene services in Broome County.  The Department will engage in participatory planning process to develop mental hygiene services that will include government officials, providers, community representatives and recipients or their families.  The Department will assure that State and/or Local oversight mechanisms are in place to ensure that services are delivered in a responsible, efficient manner.  The Department will assure that mental hygiene service providers in Broome County will coordinate and collaborate for the delivery of services that are responsible to the needs of the recipients, including culturally diverse populations.  The Department's primary role is to facilitate and oversee the continuum of care for consumers of mental hygiene services in Broome County.

Programs operated by the Broome County Mental Health Department include:

  • Administration
  • Dual Recovery Project
  • Drug Free Communities
  • BC Promise Zone
  • Reentry Program
  • Forensics Unit
  • Performance Management
  • Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT)
  • Crisis Intervention Team
  • Children's Single Point of Access (SPOA)
  • Adult Single Point of Access (SPOA)