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5, 2007 Mental
Health Weekly Article on Health Care Enhancements for Direct Care
Staff, Issues of Veterans and Mental Health, and PWPD Conference
23, 2007 Governor
Spitzer Announces Steps To Expedite the Budget Process. Administration
will be Seeking Input from across New York State
19, 2007 Congress
Fails to Override President's Veto of SCHIP Reauthorization, Assembly
Committee on Mental Health to Hold Public Hearing on Issues of Food
Additives and Behavioral Disorders of Children, and Mental Health
America Releases Results of Survey on Latino Parents Views on Bullying,
Sexual Orientation and Prejudice
Update on State’s Children Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
27, 2007 Health
Care Enhancements for Direct Care Staff
18, 2007 Suicide
24, 2007 GOVERNOR
SPITZER SIGNS LEGISLATION INCREASING
RIGHTS FOR THE DISABLED
20, 2007 Update
on Federal Parity and Impact to Timothy’s Law and news updates.
16, 2007 Governor
Spitzer Signs ‘Burden of Proof’ Legislation.
10, 2007 Health
Insurance for Direct Care Workers in Mental Health, Update on MHANYS
Conference, Mental Health Foundation Fundraiser---August 15th in
Saratoga, and Bridges to Health Programs for Children in Foster
31, 2007 Health
Insurance for Direct Care Staff in Mental Health Programs, Letter
to Governor Spitzer on Health Insurance for Direct Care Staff, Information
about the MHANYS October Awards Dinner and Conference, and news
23, 2007 Governor
Spitzer Signs Presumptive Eligibility Bill.
20, 2007 Report
released by United Hospital Fund.
19, 2007 Agreement
reached on SHU bill.
9, 2007 Employment
for people with psychiatric disabilities.
2, 2007 Two
studies released by the Commission on Quality of Care.
28, 2007 Update
on legislative session and news updates.
21, 2007 Call
to action - BOOT the SHU!
18, 2007 End
of session advocacy and news updates.
12, 2007 Empire
Development Zone Testimony, Employment Conference, and
Reorganization at OMH.
1, 2007 Expansion
of Timothy’s Law and Mental Health Services on College Campuses.
25, 2007 Topic
of this update is specifically about Veterans and Mental Health
13, 2007 Remembering
7, 2007 Governor
Spitzer Signs Jonathan’s Law and
OMH Introduces Guiding Principles for Housing and Community Supports.
3, 2007 This
update is specifically dedicated to
issues of mental health services on college campuses.
27, 2007 Jonathan’s
Law and the need for Consumer and Family Satisfaction Teams for
Incident Reviews, Update
on aftermath of the Virginia Tech shooting, Mental Health
Information Center, and news updates.
20, 2007 Special
Housing Unit (SHU) Press Conference, Rally and Settlement Agreement
DiscussionStatements on the Virginia Tech Tragedy, and news updates.
12, 2007 Boot
the SHU Advocacy Day, Bob Corliss Joins MHANYS Staff, Civil Commitment
Implementation, Commissioner Hogan and Education Commissioner Mills
to Present at Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, Update
on Parents with Psychiatric Disabilities, and
5, 2007 Budget
Scorecard, MHANYS Spring Reception, and news updates.
28, 2007 Budget
Progress, OMH Offering Clinic Training and Consultationl, and news
20, 2007 Call
for Action, Budget Update, Parent with Psychiatric Disabilities
in the News, Commissioner Hogan Confirmed, Governor Spitzer Signs
Civil Commitment Bill, and news updates.
15, 2007 MHANYS
Legislative Conference and Joint Assembly and Senate Mental Health
12, 2007 MHANYS
Legislative Day Scheduled During Important Time in the Budget Process.
9, 2007 MHANYS
Legislative Conference, Letter Sent to the Leadership of the Senate
and Assembly Mental Hygiene Committees, and news updates.
26, 2007 MHANYS
Legislative Conference and news updates.
16, 2007 MHANYS
Legislative Conference, Webcasts, AFSP reaches agreement with General
Motors regarding Super Bowl Ad, and news updates.
7, 2007 MHANYS
testimony at joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Mental Hygiene,
'Boot the SHU', funding for Geriatric Mental Health,and news updates.
5, 2007 Michael
Seereiter leaving MHANYS to work in Governor's Office.
31, 2007(#2) State
31, 2007 State
26, 2007 Governor
Spitzer Outlines Intentions for Reforming Helathcare in NYS and
25, 2007 Campaign
for Mental Health Housing and news updates.
19, 2007 Sharon
Carpinello Resigns as New York State Mental Health Commissioner.
18, 2007 Governor
Eliot Spitzer And Lieutenant Governor David Paterson Today Announced
Nominations For Two Senior Administration Officials and news updates.
16, 2007 MHANYS
Legislative Conference; 2007 Legislative Agenda; and news updates.
11, 2007 Governor
Spitzer Announces Former Ohio Mental Health Commissioner Michael
Hogan as Commissioner of NYS Office of Mental Health; Administration
Officials Announced; and news updates.
3, 2007 (#2) GOVERNOR SPITZER DELIVERS
1ST STATE OF THE STATE SPEECH TO LEGISLATURE and news updates.
3, 2007 Mental Health Housing Rally;
NYS Education Department Sample Compliant Form; President Bush Approves
Legislation Providing Respite; NYS Releases First Report of the
Most Integrated Setting Coordinating Council; and news updates.