Tuesday, May 7, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT
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1930 Curry Rd, Rotterdam, NY 12303

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Matthew Shapiro 
Nami NYS 



Join us at this FREE event honoring individuals and programs that are successfully addressing the issues of children’s mental health. These include work on early identification, outreach, family education, providing mental health awareness in schools and successful intervention on behalf of children and their families. 

We are excited to expand What's Great in Our State to a full-day featuring workshops, keynote speakers and a luncheon celebrating this year's honorees.

REGISTRATION FOR WHAT'S GREAT in the STATE                           IS NOW CLOSED: 

We appologize that the event is now at full capacity. To be added to the event's waiting list please email: Kathryn.Provencher@omh.ny.gov

Click here for more details on the workshops.

Click here for description of the day's agenda.



Click here to learn more about Winnie and Matt. 



2019 Honorees

Family/Caregiver:Kara Georgi

Lifetime:Patricia White

Organization or Community Group: Building Healthy Children

 School/School District: Lansingburgh Central School District

 Systems of Care: Chautauqua Tapestry

 Youth/Young Adult: Nivea Jackson

Click here to learn more about this year's honorees.

Hotel Guest Room Information

A block of rooms, at a rate of $99.00 per night, have been reserved for participants that need accommodations. When calling the Belvedere Inn (844-230-0590), mention the group rate for the What’s Great in Our State event to receive your discount.  All reservations and payment are the responsibility of each individual.

Mental Health Resources for Children, Youth &     Young Adults:


NYS-Office of Children and Family Services


NIMH’s The Brain’s Inner Workings: Activities for Grades 9 through 12


NAMI Starting the Conversation College Guide

Families Together in New York State


NYS Education Department Mental Health Education Resources

NYS Systems of Care

LGBTQI Youth Resources

School Mental Health Resource and Training Center

Addressing Substance Use with School-Age Youth

Adverse Childhood Experiences & Substance Use

Connection Between Substance Use & Mental Health

Substance Use and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

2019 Planning Committee Partners

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