We are less than a week away from MHANYS annual Mental Health Matters Legislative Day. Among our confirmed speakers include Senate Mental Hygiene Committee Chair, Robert Ortt, Assembly Mental Hygiene Chair, Aileen Gunther, Assemblyman John McDonald (receiving the MHANYS Recognition Award), Senator Jesse Hamilton, Senator John Brooks, Mental Health Commissioner, Dr. Ann Sullivan, Assistant Secretary for Mental Hygiene in the Governor’s Office, Shelly Weisman (as well as other friends in the Legislature and Executive) and leaders in mental health education, workforce, housing, criminal justice, veterans mental health, eating disorders, medication access, geriatric mental health, problem gambling and much more. There is no cost to attend the event. Come attend and share why mental health matters’ to you.

Mental Health Association in New York State, Inc. invites you to its

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 and tee shirts

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.

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