Press Releases

2018

May 22: NYS Council and CHCANYS Awarded National Grant to Promote Further Leadership on Care Delivery and Payment Initiatives

February 16: Leading Advocacy Organizations Request Lawmakers Direct Opioid Surcharge Funds Toward Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Services

February 12: Coalition for Behavioral Health/NYS Council Release “The Cost of Mental Illness: New York Facts and Figures” detailing the cost burden of mental illness in New York, the scope and impact of the opioid epidemic, and the benefits of accessing treatment

January 12: Unprecedented Coalition Formed to Address Workforce Crisis

January 12: NYS Council and National Council Support Tonko’s Efforts to Fight National Opioid and Heroin Epidemic

 

2017

November 1: NYS Council Responds to President’s Opioid Commission Report

October 27: NYS Council Responds to Presidential Declaration of Opioid National Health Emergency

June 5: NYS Council Applauds Governor Cuomo for Actions to Protect Access to Health Care for all New Yorkers

March 21: Behavioral Health Advocates Press Albany to Address the Community Care Crisis

 

2016

March 14: Uncompensated Care One-House Funding

January 13: NYS Council Applauds Governor Cuomo for Focusing on Children and Youth in 2016-17 NYS Executive Budget Proposal

 

2014

September 3: NYS Council and Six New York Community Behavioral Health Organizations Awarded National Council Substance Abuse Grant

April 1: New York State Council Applauds State Leaders for Behavioral Health Provisions in the 2014-2015 NYS Budget

 

2013

December 16: Mental Health Advocates Back ‘Landmark’ State Mental Health Services Reconfiguration Plan

March 25: Government Payment for Behavioral Health Services