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 support mental health workers in New York State, the Legislature
also provided funding for Mental Health First Aid, Suicide Prevention,
Veterans Mental Health and Crisis Intervention Teams; A soon-to- be enacted
Mental Health Education law is being implemented in New York and a new
custom license Plate will soon be available to any New Yorker who chooses
to support Mental Health Public Awareness. Your advocacy creates results.
Please join us on Wednesday, March 14th

Mental Health Association in New York State, Inc. invites you to its
annual  Mental Health Matters Legislative Day – March 14, 2018!

Join MHANYS as we advance important mental health legislation that will
improve services for all New Yorkers, raise mental health awareness and
literacy among educators and others community members and help assure
adequate State funding for New York’s mental health service system. By
attending, you will be able to…

• Participate in advocating for important legislation.

• Engage government and the legislative process

• Hear presentations from key legislators, guest speakers and MHANYS
own public policy staff

• Visit legislators to talk about mental health issues.

• Rally at the State Capital

• Free continental breakfast

You can read more about Mental Health Matters Day and register for the
event at Mental Health Matters Legislative Day 2018
Or call John Richter, Director of Public Policy at MHANYS at 518-434-0439, ext. 229.

John Richter, MPA
Director of Public Policy


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