The purpose of the Coordinated Children’s Service Initiative (CCSI) is to advance the development of a system of care for children and youth with mental health challenges in New York City.  A system of care is defined as a comprehensive spectrum of mental health and other necessary services which are organized into a coordinated network to meet the multiple and changing needs of children and adolescents with serious emotional, social and behavioral challenges and their families.

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a groundbreaking public education program that teaches individuals the skills needed to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges or crises.  Learn more.

ELearning Portal

MHA-NYC, in partnership with Essential Learning, a national leader in online behavioral health education, is proud to host a website devoted to helping behavioral health professionals access up-to-date, cost-effective training modules.

Public Education

MHA-NYC is committed to providing educational opportunities for the general public, mental health consumers, providers and others to increase awareness and understanding of mental health issues and the effectiveness of treatment and to provide connection to available resources.