Rural Health Network of South Central NY works to advance the health and well-being of rural people and communities through support of adequate and affordable health insurance; accessible, efficient, and collaborative health and human service delivery systems driven by best practice models; reduction in health disparities for the most vulnerable populations; and strong community norms for healthy lifestyle choices and optimal physical and mental health. 

Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier (MHAST) is devoted to enhancing the lives of all community residents by improving their mental health and wellness through advocacy services, educational presentations, prevention programs, information, and resource referrals. 

Truth Pharm works to raise awareness and reduce the stigma associated with substance use disorders and advocates for policy change to improve treatment options. Truth Pharm on Facebook

NYAIL Health Committee
Chair, Mel Tanzman - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Families Together in NYS is a family-run organization that represents families of children with social, emotional, behavioral and cross-systems challenges with the goal of ensuring that all children and youth have the support they need in order to succeed. 

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF) - Health Care Stories (How We Want to be Treated) 

NYAPRS, NY Association on Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services, Inc. is a statewide coalition of people who use and/or provide recovery oriented community based mental health services and who work to improve services and social conditions for people with psychiatric disabilities or diagnoses. 

Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Association of NYS (CDPAANYS) supports consumer directed personal assistance providers and recipients in all counties of New York State, offering supportive services, including, but not limited to: advocacy, systems change, and the promotion of consumer control and self-determination.

Additional health links at STIC website