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Community Engagement

The Department of Psychiatry staff, faculty, and trainees work collaboratively with community partners
to enhance recovery, prevention, and mental well-being. 

Community Conversations

Mental Health & Wellness webinars sponsored by the Greater Rochester Health Foundation and hosted by the Department of Psychiatry. 

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Community Engaged, Care, Research & Training


Women’s Initiative Supporting Health (WISH)

This clinical service helps women transitioning out of jail or prison access needed physical and mental health care. 


Healing through Education Advocacy and Law (HEAL) Collaborative

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


Clergy Mental Health Collaborative

A collaborative team of clergy members in  Rochester, working together to address issues critical to the community.


Department of Psychiatry Advisory Council of Consumers (DPACC)

Improving services, quality of care and consumer satisfaction. 


Naloxone Training

Naloxone training helps community members respond to known or suspected opioid overdose emergencies.  


Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC)

Visit our Strong Ties and Strong Recovery community programs for more information. 
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Renewing of the Mind (ROM)

ROM is a free class for community clergy, pastoral leaders, and members of faith communities with a heart for mental health.  For more information email ROM or call (585) 275-3571. 


Poverty & Mental Health Training

Dr. Rev. John Walker, MDiv, PhD leads a course on Poverty and Mental Health, partially funded by the Community Scholars Award,  to open up the curriculum and training to community voices.