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MH Update – 3/22/17 – Behavioral Health Organizations Speaking Across New York State with One Voice in Support of the Workforce

With only a week left to the probable passage of the budget, an
unprecedented number of behavioral health advocacy groups from across the
State are advocating for funding support for the workforce.

These dedicated men and women work long hours working with individuals who
are often vulnerable and in great need. Many of these individuals are […]

MH Update – 3/20/17 – Urge the Governor and the Legislature to Support the Mental Health Workforce

In recent discussions with the legislature and the State, there is growing
acknowledgement of the importance of supporting the Mental Health
Workforce. We need your strong advocacy to get the message across about the
importance of the workforce. Much as we have done in recent years with
other successful advocacy efforts, we need your voice […]

MH Update – 3/15/17 News Advisory: STATE EDUCATION COMMISSIONER ELIA TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS

               

NEWS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2017

For More Information, Contact:

Jonathan Burman or Jeanne Beattie (518) 474-1201

www.nysed.gov

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TOMORROW, MARCH 16

STATE EDUCATION COMMISSIONER ELIA TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS at

MENTAL HEALTH IN EDUCATION SUMMIT

Commissioner […]

MH Update – 3/3/17 – Still Time to Register for MHANYS Mental Health Matters Legislative Day on March 8th

Registration is still open for MHANYS ‘Mental Health Matters’ Legislative
Day on March 8th. There are so many important issues that have to be
addressed in the mental health community. This is a great opportunity to
meet with your legislators and support the MHANYS agenda of a
well-compensated, well trained workforce and many other important issues.

Among our speakers this […]

MH Update – 3/2/17 – ASSEMBLY JOINS SENATE IN INTRODUCING A BILL THAT WOULD CREATE A LICENSE PLATE THAT SUPPORTS MENTAL HEALTH PUBLIC AWARENESS

Earlier this week, Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther introduced the Assembly
version of legislation that would create a designated license plate in New
York specifically geared to mental health awareness. Earlier in this
Legislative session, Senator Robert Ortt introduced the legislation in the
Senate.

This legislation has been consistent with the Mental Health Association
work in recent years to continue to raise awareness […]

MH Update – 3/1/17 – Article Highlights Need for More Funding for Mental Health Workforce

Congratulations to Harvey Rosenthal and our colleagues at NYAPRS for a
wonderful advocacy day yesterday. Over 600 peers, providers and family
members from around New York State came to advocate on behalf of several
significant issues including housing, criminal justice and workforce.

Workforce is the top priority of MHANYS this year. The article listed
below from […]

MH Update – 2/24/17 – Two Major Events Coming up at MHANYS Over Next Few Weeks: MHANYS ‘Mental Health Matters’ Legislative Day and Mental Health Education in Schools Summit

There are two major events taking place over the next few weeks at MHANYS.
We hope that you will be able to attend these events and please let your
colleagues know as well.

1) MHANYS Mental Health Matters Legislative Day on March 8th.
Speakers include State and Legislative Leaders in Mental Health, experts on
workforce, veterans mental health, housing, mental […]

MH Update – 2/22/17 – Expansion of the Language of the Health Care Facilities Transformation Fund Program to include HCBS Eligible Providers

One of our major budget concerns this year is in regard to the Health Care
Facilities Transformation Fund Program. Last year, advocates were
successful in getting a set aside of $30 million in funding of the $150
million that was provided for this program. That $30 million was identified
for non-institutional programs including health care […]

MH Update – 2/22/17 – Only two weeks away from MHANYS Mental Health Matters Legislative Day on March 8th–Register at www.mhanys.org

Last year over two hundred people participated in our annual MHANYS
Mental Health Matters Legislative Day. We hope you can join us this year
and show your support for mental health. Through your leadership, funding
has been added to mental health services in New York State, funding has
increased for Mental Health First Aid, Suicide […]

MH Update – 2/22/17 – ADVOCACY ALERT – State Legislature Call-In Day Today for not for profits. We need your help to raise wages for the human services sector.

Please take a few minutes to call your legislators. This is very easy to
do. I called both of my legislators and the conversation took less than
five minutes. Let legislators know how important it is to work with the
Governor in this year’s budget to invest in fair wages for the not for
profit sector. Thank you, Glenn […]