Albany County Department of
175 Green Street | Albany, NY 12202
Phone: (518) 447-4537 | Fax: (518) 447-4577
Psychiatric Crisis Services: (518) 549-6500
Stephen J. Giordano, Ph.D., Director

Department of Mental Health

The Department of Mental Health offers a wide range of services to Albany County citizens, including treatment for mental illness and substance abuse. It is our mission to ensure that persons with mental illness, substance and alcohol problems or developmental disabilities are provided a full range of services that promote stabilization, rehabilitation and recovery for the purpose of enhancing or improving their lives. You can also call us at (518) 447-4555, or fax (518) 447-4661.
Psychiatric crisis services available 24/7 at the CDPC Crisis Unit and from the Mobile Crisis Team.
Call (518) 549-6500

Albany County Community Resource Directory for Mental Health Services [PDF] This directory has been put together by the Suicide Prevention Education Committee (SPEC), a group of community service providers in Albany County that seeks to find ways to make the existing network of services work efficiently and effectively to support people who may be considering suicide and families and friends who may be grieving the loss of someone to suicide. Download the free HOPE app at the Google Play Store or the iTunes Store by searching for "Albany County HOPE."
Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy
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