The Patient & Family Library

and Learning Center 


New York State
Psychiatric Institute

The Patient & Family Library & Learning Center is an information center designed for patients and their families.

The Library provides mental health information on disorders, treatments, community resources and coping.

Books: On Anxiety, Childhood Disorders, Bi-Polar Disorder, Depression, Eating Disorders, Family Coping, Medication, Schizophrenia...and more

Brochures and Newsletters

Leisure Reading: Magazines and novels

Computers: With internet access and an extensive listing of mental health web sites

Videos: Educational, with TV/VCR’s for viewing

Spanish Language Materials

Classes: Computer Education

Discussion Groups: Mental Illness & Stigma, Health Education, Book Club

Talks: Information on understanding mental illness

The Library provides a comfortable place to spend some time, and staff who can help you find what you need
You are welcome to browse at your leisure.


Psychiatric Institute
1051 Riverside Drive

5th Floor Room 5701

For Announcements and Current Library Hours Call (212)543-6713  

Check The Library Bulletin Board on 6th Floor Foot Bridge.

We Invite You To Visit!