COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources

In light of all of the information related to COVID-19, we wanted to provide a summary of helpful resources for you here.

Below is information as of April 8, 2020.

General Information

State Resources

Executive Office

Office of Mental Health

Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS)

 For OASAS Residential providers

NYS Department of Health

NYS Department of Financial Services

Health Plan Guidance for Providers

Info for New York City Providers

Legal Alerts

Federal Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

US Department of Labor

Health and Human Services (HHS)

National Council

  • BHIVE: Focus on COVID-19 Resources – March 26, 2020
  • Resources and Tools for Addressing Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • The National Council’s Medical Director Institute (MDI) will be hosting a weekly conference call series to discuss late breaking developments in the response to COVID-19 and implications for behavioral health providers. Discussions will be facilitated by Dr. Joe Parks, MDI Co-chair and Vice President for Practice Improvement and Consulting. The calls are intended for Medical Directors at National Council member behavioral health providers.  The next call takes place April 9 from 12:30pm-1:30pm ET.  You can access the call here.


Additional Resources

  • Free App to Support People in Recovery During COVID-19 Outbreak – To help support individuals in recovery from substance use disorder, Addiction Policy Forum has partnered with CHESS Health to launch the Connections App, a free smartphone app that is scientifically proven to support patients in recovery by reducing relapse and promoting pro-social engagement.