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MH Update – 3/16/18 – Only A Month to Go for NYAPRS Annual Executive Seminar!

Our colleagues at NYAPRS have lined up an impressive list of speakers for
their April 19th and 20th seminar at the Albany Hilton. Information about
the speakers and registration are listed below.

NYAPRS Note: There’s only a month left to register for NYAPRS’ Annual
Executive Seminar in Albany entitled “New Strategies and Partnerships to
Serve the Most Challenged New Yorkers: […]

MH Update – 3/15/18 – Senate Adds Proposed Funding for Behavioral Health Workforce in their One House Budget: We Will Need Your Advocacy To Make It Stick in Final Budget

The Assembly and Senate have both introduced their one house bills. The
objective at the end of the day is for the Legislature to reconcile their
proposals within the framework of the Governor’s proposed budget and have
everything in place by April 1. This year it may possibly happen even
earlier than April 1 given that the timeframe is […]

MH Update – 3/15/18 – MHANYS Legislative Day Highlights

Despite inclement weather, many people showed up yesterday in support of
MHANYS ‘Mental Health Matters Day’. We thank our many speakers including
Senators Ortt, Hamilton and Parker, Assembly members Gunther and McDonald,
Mental Health Commissioner Sullivan, Assistant Secretary to the Governor
for Mental Hygiene, Shelly Weisman and our colleagues including Harvey
Rosenthal from NYAPRS, Toni Lasicki from ACL, Matthew Shapiro […]

MH Update – 3/12/18 – How NBA Stars Destigmatize Mental Health: Forbes Magazine

Last week we shared a blog post written by NBA star Kevin Love publicly
discussing his struggles with anxiety. More sports figures are coming
forward to discuss these issues which is the best way to break down the
walls of stigma. MHANYS is proud to be partnering with our colleagues at
Project 375, founded by NFL star, Brandon Marshall […]