Helping those in need develop skills to care for themselves, find housing they need to be safe, and cultivate a network of support to succeed is the manifestation of kindness.
We think of Community as a State Of The Heart.
Every day, ACMH serves hundreds of people in Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx
ACMH has been facilitating a wide range of support to people with mental illness for more than 45 years.
ACMH provides outreach and engagement, care coordination, peer support, supportive housing and rehabilitation to adults with serious mental illness, and promotes access to treatment, employment, and other supports and services according to an individualized plan that addresses a client’s strengths, needs, goals, and choices.
Services include assessment, supportive counseling, medication monitoring and training in independent self-administration of medication, training in skills for daily living, training in wellness self-management, alcohol and substance use relapse prevention, health education and linkages, vocational readiness skills building, assistance in accessing entitlement benefits, referral, and care coordination.
ACMH has operated housing programs with a rehabilitative focus which are licensed by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) since 1979. These programs, transitional by nature, provide the support and rehabilitative services which many adults with serious mental illness require in order to live successfully in the community in the least restrictive environment while acquiring skills for greater independence.
Since 1993, ACMH has also operated permanent supportive housing programs which provide both the financial subsidy and case management support that many persons with serious mental illness need to access and maintain housing in the community.
Beginning in 2002, ACMH began providing targeted case management services to the community at large, independent of ACMH operated housing.
In 2013, ACMH began providing care management for NYS Medicaid Health Homes, as well as to non-Medicaid recipients under a contract with the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH).
In April 2015, ACMH opened a Short-term Crisis Respite & Step-Down service serving up to 3 guests experiencing a psychiatric crisis or transitioning from a hospital stay. Respite is staffed by a licensed mental health counselor and peers with lived experience as consumers of mental health services. In April 2018, this service was expanded to 10 beds.
In April 2016, ACMH began providing Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) on behalf of Medicaid Managed Care Organizations.
ACMH is committed to the mental and physical wellbeing of vulnerable New Yorkers and is a leader in the provision of outreach and engagement, care management, rehabilitation, crisis support, and supportive housing. ACMH seeks to promote actionable change to create an intentional culture of equity at individual, interpersonal and institutional levels.
Empower everyone whose life we touch to achieve goals important to them
Be a benchmark for quality and innovation in everything we do
ACMH is commited to being the workplace of choice in Community Mental Health
Expand to serve more people in more communities
Promote actionable change to create an intentional culture of equity at individual, interpersonal and institutional levels.