Essex County Mental Health Services (Clinical Services)

The mission of Essex County Mental Health Services is to provide community members with opportunities to improve their emotional, behavioral, and psychological well-being through therapeutic partnerships with mental health professionals.

(518) 873-3670


We provide an array of services that support families who have children with emotional/behavioral challenges, including Family Support, Case Management, and Individualized Planning.

Contact: JoAnne Caswell, Executive Director

Ph. 1: (518) 873-9544


Mental Health Association in Essex County, Inc.

MHA in Essex provides support services as well as public education and community awareness for all citizens of Essex County. Programs at MHA include Health Home Care Coordination, Mobile Crisis, Respite, and a 24-hour warm line staffed by peers, supported employment, supported education, self-help programs, 2 community centers, rental stipends and Housing Supportive Services to reduce homelessness.

Contact: Valerie Ainsworth, Executive Director

Ph. 1: (518) 962-2077

Essex County Mental Health Association

Hope Line 800-440-8074 

Mental Health Association of Essex – Self-care Tools