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GATEWAY-LONGVIEW ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS AT BEHAVIORAL AND MENTAL HEALTH CLINICS


Buffalo, NY – Gateway-Longview, a community leader in behavioral and mental health services, is pleased to announce immediate openings for clinical services for new and returning clients and their families at both outpatient clinic locations. Clinical appointments are available today or at the convenience of the family. The Behavioral Health Clinic

provides comprehensive psychiatric, mental and behavioral health services for children, youth and adolescents ages 3 – 21 and their families in an outpatient counseling setting. Gateway-Longview will be able to support youth as they return back to school, process the tragedies of community violence, and/or experience social or emotional challenges, providing extensively trained clinicians and psychiatry teams that can meet the dynamic needs of our community. Locations include Northtowns Behavioral Health Clinic, located at 6350 Main Street in Williamsville and Downtown Behavioral Health Clinic, located at 10 Symphony Circle in Buffalo. Additionally, the agency partners with local school districts to provide satellite clinic offices in more than 40 schools across Erie and Niagara Counties.


If your child needs help, know that you are not alone. Call to setup an appointment at 716-783-3221 or visit www.gateway-longview.org/bhc.


· 1 in 6 U.S. youth ages 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year, in young adults ages 18-25 the numbers increase to 1 in 3 persons. 1

· 50% of all lifetime mental illness begins by age 14, and 75% by age 24. 2

· Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among people ages 10-34. 1


“The pandemic, recent tragedies and community violence, coupled with the employment crisis has had a significant impact on many of us. It has made access to services very challenging at a time when children and families have needed it the most.” said Kristy D’Angelo, Chief Operating Officer of Gateway-Longview Behavioral Health & Preventative Services. “We recognize the challenges the youth in our community face and will support them as they move toward a brighter future.”


1. https://www.nami.org/mhstats

2. https://www.namibuffalony.org/

3. https://mhanational.org/issues/2022/mental-health-america-youth-data


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