Outpatient Recovery Services


Outpatient Recovery Services is a system transformation project that supports 15 New York State operated psychiatric facilities to assist consumers to transition from traditional facility-run clinic services to community-based services. The goal is to line up service supports with individualized recovery plans.

By continuing to make this shift, individuals will rely less on hospital-based programs and more on community-based services, which increases the chance for better and faster mental health recovery.

The Yang-Tan Institute provides recovery-oriented, person-centered and system transformation training and technical assistance to targeted state-operated outpatient clinics.

Project Activities

The Yang-Tan Institute supports the mission of Outpatient Recovery Services through review and feedback on the required annual facility transformation project plan. This review leads to identifying facility-specific and statewide training and technical assistance needs, which are then provided. Quarterly regional meetings and an annual statewide conference are also coordinated.

Contact Information

Carol Blessing

Email: cjb39@cornell.edu

Funding Agency

New York State Office of Mental Health

Principal Investigator

Carol Blessing

Collaborating Partners