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Mental Health Matters Day

A tradition for nearly three decades. Across New York State, advocates visit Albany to learn about mental health policy and engage legislators. 

Visit our Legislative Action Community (LAC) to learn about the issues and take action.



March 13, 2024


8:00 am – 4:00 pm


Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY

General Public Registration

A great opportunity for anyone who lives in New York State and wants to take action with mental health.

School Groups (K-12) – Register Now

A great opportunity for school clubs, government classes, PTA groups, and other education stakeholders.


Post on Social Media:

#HaveYourVoiceHeard #MentalHealthMatters

“I care about mental health because we all have it. Join me on March 13 in Albany, NY to advocate for mental health –”

“Everyone has mental health. Let’s all show our support by advocating on March 13 in Albany, NY –”


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Use the following General Public marketing materials to support the event.

2023 Mental Health Matters Day

Recording of Mental Health Matters Day 2023 is available.

Word Art Ribbon

Mental Health Advocacy Word Cloud

In 2022, participants were asked, “What is one word that comes to mind when thinking about mental health advocacy?”

Here were their answers!