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 Prevention, Veterans Mental
Health and Crisis Intervention Teams; Mental Health Education is becoming a
reality in schools across New York and a Tax Check off for Mental Health
Public Awareness is the law in New York State. Your advocacy creates
results. There will also be breakfast and tee shirts for all attendees.
Please join us on Wednesday, March 8th. Register at www.mhanys.org
Mental Health Association in New York State, Inc. invites you to its annual
Mental Health Matters Legislative Day
March 8, 2017
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 www.mhanys.org Or call John Richter, Director of Public Policy at
MHANYS at 518-434-0439, ext. 229.