New York City Recognized As Innovative Global Leader On Mental Health Reform

New York City’s unprecedented efforts to change the culture around mental health and improve New Yorkers’ access to services and support have been recognized as an innovative model for cities across the globe… Continue Reading →

Chancellor Farina Announces Reforms To Strengthen And Expand Anti-Bullying Program From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced the launch of new anti-bullying initiatives to better serve students and families, and also ensure schools are providing safe and inclusive learning environments in every school building. Continue Reading →

Health Department Finds LBGTQ Kids At Greater Risk Of Depression And Leaving Home

The Health Department today released an Epi Data Brief which found that New York City public high school students who identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or questioning (LGBTQ) are at a higher risk of experiencing stress, bullying, depressive symptoms, and living away from guardians when compared to youth who self-identified as non-LGBTQ. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray And Others Launch Online Health Thrive Learning Center

First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray, along with Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery and Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett, today announced the launch of the Thrive Learning Center. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray Announces Support System For Nonfatal Opioid Overdoses

As part of HealingNYC, First Lady Chirlane McCray today announced the launch of Relay, a hospital-based support system for nonfatal opioid overdoses. Continue Reading →