Mental Health Comes First
90% of US adults say the US is experiencing a mental health crisis.
Let’s do our work NYS and make mental health a priority in Education, Workforce, & Community.
Five reasons to take action with five mental health initiatives.
Learn more about the specific policies for each issue in the MHANYS 2023 Legislative Briefing Book.
“New York needs to take immediate steps to address the mental health crisis in higher education”
Support a Cost of Living Adjustment of 8.5%
Support Mental Health Literacy and Whole Health Parity Legislation
Support the Mental Health Literacy of Students and School Personnel
Support Increased Funding for Supportive Housing
Support Funding for the Joseph P. Dwyer Veterans Peer to Peer Program
Want to learn about advocacy? Access our free course, videos, and handouts.
Want to learn about mental health-related policy? Check out our policy documents.
This Legislative Briefing Book is a guide to a broad array of behavioral health issues that are priorities for MHANYS.
Reports & White Papers
Throughout the years, MHANYS has had several legislative victories.
Discover the most recent!
The following are policies that MHANYS has supported.