Post Tagged with: "mental health"

First Lady Chirlane McCray delivers a Call to Action at the second annual Cities Thrive Conference. Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray Speaks at Yankasa Masjid for Mental Health and Addiction Awareness Weekend

In an unprecedented appearance, First Lady Chirlane McCray will address the congregation at St. Patrick’s Cathedral this weekend as part of #ThriveTogether: A Weekend for Mental Health, a nationwide outreach effort by over 2,000 faith and community groups in all […]

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Letter To The Editor: U.S. Mental Health System Must Be Overhauled

Dear Editor: Barbara Biasotti’s personal story about her daughter’s disappearance and subsequent mental health deterioration is deeply affecting to me. I know how devastating a mental illness can be, beginning with my own severe breakdown at a Bronx college some […]

Survey: 8 in 10 ER Docs Say Mental Health System Is Not Working for Patients

Emergency Physicians, Nurses, Psychiatrists and Patient Advocates Unite to Change Treatment of Psychiatric Emergencies. In NYC, the de Blasio Administration Focuses On Maternal Depression.   More than 80 percent of emergency physicians say the mental health care systems in their […]

by · December 15, 2015 · Government, Mental Health

NYC SETS GOAL TO SCREEN, TREAT ALL PREGNANT WOMEN AND NEW MOTHERS FOR MATERNAL DEPRESSION

NYC Health + Hospitals, Maimonides, Greater New York Hospital Association to lead effort   First Lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery announced that New York City is setting a goal to screen and treat […]

Mental Health and Veterans Conference this Friday

Mental Health and Veterans Conference this Friday

On May 15th, Jacobi Hospital is hosting their annual mental health conference which is organized by Sylvia Lask and sponsored by the Joint Community Advisory Board of the North Bronx Health Network. This year’s conference is devoted to the mental […]

STATE SENATOR JEFF KLEIN JOINS COMUNILIFE & EMBLEMHEALTH AT LATINA TEEN SUICIDE SYMPOSIUM

STATE SENATOR JEFF KLEIN JOINS COMUNILIFE & EMBLEMHEALTH AT LATINA TEEN SUICIDE SYMPOSIUM

Senator Klein, New York City Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Lilliam Barrios-Paoli, Dr. Rosa Gil CEO of Comunilife, EmblemHealth Executive Vice President Dr. Russell Petrella, Government Officials & Mental Health Professionals Come Together to Combat High Rate of […]

by · May 10, 2015 · Health & Nutrition, News