Celia Brown: Psychiatric Survivor, Pioneer, and Global Activist for Change

NYAPRS Note: This week, our most beloved Celia Brown passed away. Celia will always be one of the greatest pioneers and people our movement will ever know and, accordingly, aContinue reading “Celia Brown: Psychiatric Survivor, Pioneer, and Global Activist for Change”

New York Advocates: Long-Term Fixes Needed to Aid People with Mental Illness

December 16, 2022 (Posted on NYAPRS ENews) Please welcome NYAPRS new Public Policy Director Luke Sikinyi See video link at https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/central-ny/ny-state-of-politics/2022/12/14/advocates–long-term-fixes-needed-to-aid-people-with-mental-illness-). New York Advocates: Long-Term Fixes Needed to Aid People withContinue reading “New York Advocates: Long-Term Fixes Needed to Aid People with Mental Illness”

NY Psychiatric Rehabilitation Training Academy

December 16, From The Coalition for Behavioral Health, Inc. The Coalition for Behavioral Health and ASAP are pleased to serve as partner organizations on the newly launched New York Psychiatric RehabilitationContinue reading “NY Psychiatric Rehabilitation Training Academy”

RESIDENTIAL STEP-DOWN HOUSING IN NEW YORK CITY 

12/15/22 – Reposted from NYAPRS Enews GOVERNOR HOCHUL ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF $7.2 MILLION FOR RESIDENTIAL STEP-DOWN HOUSING IN NEW YORK CITY  Application Sought to Develop 60 Units of Housing OfferingContinue reading “RESIDENTIAL STEP-DOWN HOUSING IN NEW YORK CITY “

In Their Shoes with Rich and Rokus Podcast: meeting Jonathan P. Edwards

December 8, 2022 (Reposting from the In Their Shoes Rich and Rokus Podcast site) Click to play We met Jonathan for the first time in 2011 when he was theContinue reading “In Their Shoes with Rich and Rokus Podcast: meeting Jonathan P. Edwards”

Coalition Files Emergency Request To Stop NYS Unconstitutional Mental Health Involuntary Removal Policy

December 8, 2022 Reposted from NYAPRS ENews NYAPRS Note: NYAPRS greatly welcomes the action taken yesterday by our legal rights and mental health advocacy colleagues to legally challenge New YorkContinue reading “Coalition Files Emergency Request To Stop NYS Unconstitutional Mental Health Involuntary Removal Policy”