Issues: Mental Health

Senate Approves 18 Members To NYSERDA, Medical And Mental Health Visitor Boards, Camp Safety Council, And Others

The New York State Senate confirmed 18 appointees to key boards today, including members to the:

May 4, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Senator Thomas P. Morahan, Chair 9:30 AM, Wednesday, April 28, 2010 Room 804 LOB

April 28, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Committee Meeting: Health Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Health Senator Thomas K. Duane, Chair 12 Noon, Tuesday, April 27, 2010 Room 123 CAP

Agenda notes: The committee will consider the following nominations: Carla Boutin-Foster, MD, MS: Member, Public Health Council, and Chair and Member, Minority Health Council. John A. D'Anna, MD, MPH: Member, Administrative Review Board for Professional Medical Conduct. Gordon W. Felt: Member, State Camp Safety Advisory Council. Lori V. Quigley, PhD: Member, Minority Health Council.

April 27, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Senator Thomas P. Morahan, Chair 9:30 AM, Wednesday, April 14, 2010 Room 804 LOB

April 14, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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New York State Senate Passes Resolution calling for an end to the use of the "R" word

The New York State Senate today passed a legislative resolution, introduced by Senator Thomas P. Morahan, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Mental Health and Disabilities, calling on Governor David Paterson to proclaim March 2010 as Spread the Word to End the Word Awareness Month in the State of New York.

The Spread the Word to End the Word movement is an ongoing effort by Special Olympics and their supporters to raise the consciousness of society about the dehumanizing and hurtful effects of the word "retard(ed)" and encourage people to pledge to stop using the R-word.

April 6, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Senate Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities

 

Senate Standing Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities

Senator Thomas P. Morahan, Chair

9:30 AM, Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Room 804, LOB

The Committee will consider the following nominations:

Paul N. Samuels, as a Member of the Advisory Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services

Ann Brigid Sullivan, as a Member of the Board of Visitors of the Broome Developmental Disabilities Services Office

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March 24, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Committee Meeting: Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Senator Thomas P. Morahan, Chair 9:30 AM, Wednesday, March 24, 2010 Room 804 LOB

March 24, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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SENATOR BONACIC MEETS WITH THE MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION IN ORANGE COUNTY

On March 16, 2010 representatives of the Mental Health Association in Orange County met with Senator Bonacic in Albany to discuss issues related to adults with autism.  Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Suzanne Hartt and Natasha Tomlins.

March 16, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Senator Thomas P. Morahan, Chair 9:30 AM, Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Room 804 LOB

March 10, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Committee Meeting: Health Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Health Senator Thomas K. Duane, Chair 12 Noon, Tuesday, March 9, 2010 Room 123 CAP

March 9, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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February 25, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Senator Thomas P. Morahan, Chair 9:30 AM, Wednesday, February 24, 2010 Room 804 LOB

February 24, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Committee Meeting: Health Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Health Senator Thomas K. Duane, Chair 12 Noon, Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Room 123 CAP

The committee will consider the following nominations: Wellington Y. Liu, MD, Member, Board of Visitors of Helen Hayes Hospital. Martin C. Wortendyke, Member, Board of Visitors of Helen Hayes Hospital.

February 23, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Public Hearing: 2010-2011 JOINT BUDGET HEARING Mental Health & Hygiene

New York State Senate Finance Committee Chair Carl Kruger and Assembly Ways and Means Committee Chair Herman “Denny” Farrell will conduct a joint budget hearing to examine the full fiscal consequences—including proposed cuts—of the Governor’s mental health and hygiene budget on critical programs throughout the state.

 

When: February 3 @ 9:30 A.M.

Where: Hearing Room B – Legislative Office Building

February 3, 9:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Joint Legislative Budget Hearing: Mental Health & Hygiene

New York State Senate Finance Committee Chair Carl Kruger and Assembly Ways and Means Committee Chair Herman “Denny” Farrell will conduct a joint budget hearing to examine the full fiscal consequences—including proposed cuts—of the Governor’s mental health and hygiene budget on critical programs throughout the state.

February 2, 2010
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February 2, 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
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View Testimony from Joint Budget Hearings

 

Comment on our Budget Blog

Below you will find the list of combined testimonies from all of the Joint Budget Hearings in both written and video formats. This page will be updated as the materials become available.

January 28, 2010
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Providing for the Mental Health needs of Disaster Victims and their families

Last week I was appointed by the Senate Majority to Chair the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee, a post I held previously for a number of years.  As I assume this role I am very well aware of a number of mental health priorities that need to be addressed in our state.

January 19, 2010
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