Issues: Mental Health

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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Senate Democratic Leadership Appoints Two Republican Senators To Major Committee Chairmanships

Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson, today appointed two Republican Senators to major committee chairmanships. Senator Thomas P. Morahan (R-New City) was appointed Chairman of the Committee on Mental Health and Hygiene, and Senator George Maziarz (R-Newfane) was appointed Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Telecommunications.

January 7, 2010
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Assembly Needs to Pass Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Legislation

Several weeks ago we commemorated the eighth anniversary of the September 11th attack on our nation.  At that time, during the Senate session in Albany,  I introduced a bill which was passed by the New York State Senate which would include post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among the list of biologically based  mental illnesses to be covered under Timothy's Mental Health Parity Law (

October 29, 2009
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Mental Health Association Gala Dinner 2009

From Left to Right:  Patrice Ingrassia- MHA Board Vice President, Norman J. Michaels, Jr.- MHA Board President, and Senator Suzi Oppenheimer. 

October 22, 2009
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Senate Standing Committees On Insurance, Health And Mental Health AND Developmental Disabilities To Hold Joint Hearing RE: Autism

(Albany, NY)-Committed to meeting the needs of individuals and families faced with autism, the New York State Senate Standing Committees on Insurance, Health and Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities will be holding a joint hearing on Friday, October 23 in Albany to explore what health insurers, the federal government, state and local governments and educational institutions are doing to meet those needs.  

October 22, 2009
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Public Hearing: Public Hearing: Health Insurance and Autism Disorders

SUBJECT: The role of health insurance in the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder.

PURPOSE: The purpose of this hearing is to (1) explore the health care needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families; (2) explore what health insurers, the federal government, state and local governments and educational institutions are doing to meet those needs; and (3) explore whether health insurers should be mandated to provide coverage for the screening, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder.

October 23, 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Staff Report on the SFY 2008-09 Senate Budget

August 31, 2009
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