GOVERNOR HOCHUL ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF $4 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING TO STRENGTHEN THE STATE’S MENTAL HEALTH PEER WORKFORCE
Funding Will Support Increase in Treatment Options and Expansion of Workforce
Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that the New York State Office of Mental Health has secured $4 million in workforce recruitment and retention funds that will help strengthen the state’s mental health system by increasing access to peer services that support individuals and families in a wide array of treatment and service options.
“Mental health matters, and I want every New Yorker to know that they are not alone,” Governor Hochul said. “We will continue to strengthen our state’s mental health services to meet the needs of New Yorkers as part of our recovery from the pandemic.”