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Supporting Communities

Many Psychiatry staff, faculty, and trainees work collaboratively with community partners to enhance recovery, prevention, and mental well-being. Such efforts that OMHP faculty and staff also support or extend include, but are not limited to the following.

Women’s Initiative Supporting Health (WISH) - Transitions Clinic

This clinical service helps women transitioning out of jail or prison access needed physical and mental health care. Learn more about WISH-TC.

Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S)

ICRC-S is a center-without-walls that promotes a public health approach to suicide prevention through a collaborative process of research, outreach, and education. With grant support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it aims to draw suicide prevention directly into public health and injury prevention and link it to mental health. The ICRC-S supports connections between injury prevention practitioners, suicide prevention practitioners, and researchers to advance an inclusive approach to suicide prevention, through activities such as webinars, research training, virtual communities of practice, and research projects on suicide and suicide prevention. Learn more about ICRC-S.

Healing through Education Advocacy and Law (HEAL) Collaborative

This service offers medical, legal and social services resources for violence-involved people, 18 and over. Learn more about HEAL.

Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC)

UR Medicine’s Mental Health & Wellness is involved in a 2-year demonstration pilot for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) at the Federal level. We are one of eight states approved for this project and one of 13 approved sites in NYS. CCBHCs provide a comprehensive array of services that are necessary to create access to care, stabilize people in crisis, and provide the necessary treatment for those with the most serious, complex mental illnesses and addictions. CCBHCs also integrate additional services to ensure an approach to health care that emphasizes recovery, wellness, trauma-informed care, and physical-behavioral health integration. Learn more about CCBHC.

Naloxone Training

Naloxone training helps community members respond to known or suspected opioid overdose emergencies. Learn more about opioid overdose prevention training.

Children's Center at Monroe County Court

Located on the third floor of the Monroe County Hall of Justice, the Children¹s Center is a safe, full drop-off childcare center for children whose caregivers are attending court. No more than 12 children are accepted at one time, with a 3 to 1 adult to child ratio. The Center is also a setting in which families can be linked to needed services such as Early Intervention, Head Start, UPK Program, WIC, Parenting Programs, Behavioral Health Services, Temporary Assistance, and Medicaid.

Hours: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (closed 12:30-1:30 p.m. for lunch)

More information about the Monroe County Family Court