The Center for Innovation in Mental Health at the City University of New York Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy is designed to support the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's Mental Health Innovation Lab on all aspects of mental health quality improvement, technical assistance, evaluation, best practices dissemination, and data development, analysis, and management.  The Center for Innovation in Mental Health is funded by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to serve as the academic arm of the Mental Health Innovation Lab and to coordinate between the Lab and other researchers, investigators, and academic institutions.  Based at the City University of New York's Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, the Center is directed by Virna Little PsyD, LCSW-r, MBA, CCM, SAP, a mental health and community based services expert with experience in behavioral health integration.  The Center for Innovation in Mental Health builds on a wealth of scholarly and practical expertise in the University.