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

Funding Agencies

New York State Office of Mental Health

Principal Investigator

Carol Blessing

Collaborating Partners