Finding Help

Treatment and Support

Assertive Community Treatment : Assertive Community Treatment is a team treatment approach designed to provide comprehensive, community-based psychiatric treatment, rehabilitation, and support to persons with serious and persistent mental illness. Click the link to learn more.

Illness Self-Management : While there is no single agreed upon definition of illness self-management, most definitions converge on describing it as intervention designed to help consumers better manage their psychiatric illness. Click the link to learn more.

Cognitive-behavioral Therapy : Cognitive behavioral therapy is a common type of mental health counseling (psychotherapy). With cognitive behavioral therapy, you work with a mental health counselor (psychotherapist or therapist) in a structured way, attending a limited number of sessions. Cognitive behavioral therapy helps you become aware of inaccurate or negative thinking, so you can view challenging situations more clearly and respond to them in a more effective way. Click the link to learn more.

Medication Therapy : This is a general overview of psychiatric medications, with the focus on “what to look out for” in terms of special precautions, possible side effects, interactions, signs of overdose, etc. (Note that this page is for informational purposes only.) Click the link to learn more

Supported Employment : Supported employment is a well-defined approach to helping people with disabilities participate in the competitive labor market, helping them find meaningful jobs and providing ongoing support from a team of professionals. Click here to learn more.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation : Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain. Click the link to learn more.

NAMI-NYS Helpline
(518) 462-2000
1-800-950-3228 - NY Only
helpline@naminys.org

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