Essex County, New York scenery, from left to right: Lincoln Pond, Elizabethtown; Lake Placid Sinfonietta; Lake Placid; World-class skaters at the Olympic Center; Heart Lake, North Elba; Ausable River, Jay (Heart Lake and Ausable River photos courtesy of Steve and Luisa Towne, all others provided by Mike Brenish)
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To meet the needs of our clients, Essex County Mental Health coordinates services with the following intensive services:

Adult & Children Single Point of Access (SPOA) provides support in the home and the community for children, adolescents, and adults whose emotional disabilities disrupt their capacity to function in educational, social vocational, and interpersonal areas. Support includes case management to identify needs, access, and monitor services in mental health, medicine, socialization, education, and financial entitlement. Transportation, respite, family support, and other services may be offered as well. To access SPOA services, please complete the appropriate adult or child SPOA application. Return the application to Elizabethtown Office, located at (P.O. Box 8) 7513 Court Street, Elizabethtown, NY 12932.

Health Home Care Management aims to maintain individuals in the community at the most productive level possible by assisting in identifying, advocating for, and accessing needed medical, psychosocial, financial, educational, employment, community-based mental health services, and other services that will reduce hospitalizations and reliance on emergency psychiatric services. To access Health Home Care Management services, please complete the adult SPOA application. Return the application to Elizabethtown Office, located at (P.O. Box 8) 7513 Court Street, Elizabethtown, NY 12932.

Essex County Mental Health Services also coordinates services with local agencies and organizations, which include but are not limited to the following:

  • Adirondack Medical Hospital
  • Behavioral Health Services North
  • Cerebral Palsy of the North Country
  • Champlain Valley Educational Services
  • Champlain Valley Family Center
  • Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital
  • Conifer Park
  • Elizabethtown Community Hospital
  • Essex County Department of Probation
  • Essex County Department of Social Services
  • Essex County School Districts
  • Families First
  • Mental Health Association of Essex County
  • Moses-Ludington Hospital
  • Mountain Lake Services
  • North Star Behavioral Health Services
  • St. Joseph's Rehabilitation Services
  • Substance Abuse Prevention Team
  • Veterans' Affairs Clinic
  • Youth Advocate Program

Additionally, Essex County Mental Health Services coordinates services with local private providers.

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