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18, 2008 Budget
13, 2008 Proposed
Cuts to Mental Health Budget.
12, 2008 Impact
of Proposed Budget Cuts.
11, 2008 Impact
of Mental Health Budget Cuts.
30, 2008 Governor
Paterson's Press Release on Budget.
29, 2008 MHANYS
Urges Governor Paterson not to cut Mental Health Funding.
23, 2008 Governor
Paterson Vetoes Housing Wait List Bill.
16, 2008 MHANYS
Fall Conference: Keynote Speaker, Dr. Harold Koplewicz; Building
Connections Conference; Public policy issues updates on Mental Health
Public Awareness Legislation; Training for Crisis Intervention Teams;
and repercussions of the tragic death at the Emergency Room in Kings
9, 2008 MHANYS
Memo of Support on Housing Wait List Bill and news updates.
27, 2008 End
of session update.
23, 2008 (#2) Senate
Majority Leader Joseph Bruno Rumored to Not Seek Re-Election.
23, 2008 Three Way Agreement Reached on Gun Bill; MHANYS Voices
20, 2008 Tax Check off Bill for a Mental Health Public Awareness
19, 2008 Update on Legislation and Call to Action on Gun Legislation.
12, 2008 (#2) Governor Paterson and Mayor Bloomberg Announce
Series of Recommendations Based on Review of Critical Incidents
in NYC Regarding Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities.
12, 2008 Update
on Death Penalty for Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities.
3, 2008 Follow
Up on Employment Hearing
June 2, 2008 TESTIMONY FOR THE NEW
YORK STATE ASSEMBLY HEARING ON WORKFORCE ISSUES
FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.
28, 2008 Remembering
24, 2008 Leading
Organization Calls on Presidential Candidates to Emphasize Mental
Health in Health Policy Plans Mental Health America Cites Need to
Address Discrimination, Prevention, Integration.
21, 2008 Adult
Home Housing Futures Meeting
and news updates.
16, 2008 Press
Conference Update on Adding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to Timothy’s
10, 2008 Legislature Passes Budget: Health
Care Enhancements for Direct Care Staff in Mental Health Added to
the Budget as well as funding for Veterans Trainings and Mental
Health and news updates.
28, 2008 (#2) Budget Update and news updates.
28, 2008 Tentative Budget Agreements, MHANYS Spring Reception
and Silent Auction, and news updates.
27, 2008 Governor Paterson Announces Administration Appointment.
20, 2008 Governor
Paterson Reminds New Yorkers to File Federal Tax Returns.
29, 2008 MHANYS Legislative Day, Healthcare
Enhancement Bill and news updates.
8, 2008 Adult Home Reform and memo
from Dr. Lloyd Sederer.
1, 2008 Governor Spitzer Signs the SHU
Bill and news updates.
30, 2008 Budget Update, MHANYS Budget Testimony, and news updates.
23, 2008 Senator
Thomas Morahan Introduces Health Care Enhancement
Bill (S 6768)
Mental Health Association in New York State Praises Governor Spitzer’s
Mental Health Budget
22, 2008 Budget Update and news updates.
16, 2008 Legislature Passes the SHU
and news updates.
9, 2008 State of the State, Expansion of Children's Health Insurance
Program, and Housing Opportunity Fund.
7, 2008 Healthcare Enhancements.