Roy J. Mcdonald's posts related to Mental Health

McDonald Looking for More Information on Reported OPWDD Group Home Abuse

Albany – March 15 -  In light of a recent New York Times article that outlined patient abuse, taunting and sexual assault at group homes, Mental Health Committee Chairman Senator Roy McDonald was joined by Senator Kemp Hannon, Chairman of the Assembly Mental Health Committee Felix Ortiz, and members of the Assembly Mental Health Committee today at the Capitol.

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McDonald Hosts Press Conference on Reported Group Home Abuse

Chairman of the Senate Mental Health Committee, Senator Roy McDonald was joined by Chairman of the Assembly Mental Health Committee Felix Ortiz, along with Senator Kemp Hannon, Assemblyman Tom Abinanti, Assemblyman Mark Schroeder, Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg and Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee. The legislators discussed a recent NY Times investigative report that outlined allegations of abuse at OPWDD group homes.

Lawmakers Express Outrage Over Abuse at State Homes

from the New York Times

By THOMAS KAPLAN

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Joint Legislative Public Hearing on 2011-2012 Executive Budget Proposal: Topic "Mental Hygiene"

Joint Legislative Public Hearing Notice and Testimonies for Mental Hygiene info.

Event information
These fields apply to committee meetings.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 12:00 - 17:00
Legislative Office Building
181 State Street, Hearing Room B
Albany, NY 12247
Phone: Dottie Pohlid (518) 455-3511

Location

Legislative Office Building
181 State Street, Hearing Room B
Albany, NY 12247
United States
Phone: Dottie Pohlid (518) 455-3511
42° 39' 10.1196" N, 73° 45' 32.2092" W

Mental Health Committee Nominates OPWDD Commissioner and Chairman of the Commission on Qaulity of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilites

Albany  – Senator Roy McDonald announced that the Senate Mental Health Committee approved two nominations, one for the Commissioner of the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) and for the Chairman on the Commission on Quality of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities, on Monday April 11, 2011.

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