The New York City Council Mental Health, Disabilities and Addiction Committee and Hospitals Committee held a joint oversight hearing on December 3 on “Access to Mental Health Services in New York City Hospitals.” GNYHA Vice President Alison Burke described how hospitals deliver behavioral health services amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the longer-term shift from inpatient psychiatric care to outpatient and community-based care. NYC Health + Hospitals’ testimony detailed the mental health services it provides, how it engages in follow-up care, and its pandemic experience. Several small organizations testified to request funding from the City to provide mental health services to specific populations.
GNYHA Testifies on Mental Health Services
December 15, 2021
City Council to Examine Long COVID, Reproductive Rights, and Maternal Health
The New York City Council will hold a number of hearings over the next week before adopting a reduced summer schedule. The Committee on Hospitals and Subcommittee on COVID Recovery and Resiliency will hold a joint hearing at 10:00 a.m. on June 27 to examine “Long-Term COVID Treatment in New York City Hospitals.” The Committee...
June 24, 2022
City Council to Examine Long-Term COVID-19 Treatment, Maternal Health
The New York City Council Committee on Hospitals and Subcommittee on COVID Recovery and Resiliency will hold a joint hearing at 10:00 a.m. on June 22 to examine “Long-Term COVID Treatment in New York City Hospitals.” GNYHA will participate and share our testimony prior to the hearing. More information about the hearing can be found...
June 10, 2022
City Council Examines Behavioral Health Services
On April 21, the New York City Council Committee on Mental Health, Disability and Addictions and Committee on State and Federal Legislation held a joint oversight hearing on “Coordination of the State and City in the Provision of Mental Health Services.” Linda Lee (D-Queens) and Shaun Abreu (D-Manhattan) are the respective committee chairs. Council members...
April 25, 2022