The Department of Mental Health operates under the government of Orange County, N.Y., which also operates finance, community development, public works, social services and purchasing departments. The Department of Mental Health assesses the public health status, prevents epidemics and the spread of disease, protects against environmental hazards, guards against the occurrence of injury-causing situations and responds to disasters. The department assures the quality and accessibility of health services and provides family planning and pediatric care services. It operates a developmental disabilities division that is responsible for the planning, development and coordination of services to support individuals with developmental disabilities. The division also provides advocacy, mediation, information and training services. The Department of Mental Health additionally supports a managed addiction treatment services program that provides intensive case management services for individuals. It maintains a location in Goshen, N.Y.