• Changing the conversation
  • Awareness
  • Resilience
  • Empower peers
  • Skills building/suicide prevention for Uniformed Personnel

The goal of CARES UP is to promote organizational and cultural change that supports the mental health and wellness of uniformed personnel in New York State. CARES UP takes a focus to BUILD UP the leadership for five different types of emergency services: Law Enforcement, Firefighters, Emergency Management Services, Corrections Officers and Veterans.

“CARES UP helps support the men and women who serve and protect us every day, and help inform the public about the increased risks, challenges, and behavioral health issues our first responders and Veterans face.”Dr. Ann Sullivan, Commissioner, New York State Office of Mental Health

Learn more about how you can build resiliency and wellness by implementing CARES UP at your organization: email CARESUP@omh.ny.gov and join the CARES UP email list to stay up to date on the latest news and available resources.