Shirley L. Huntley's posts related to Mental Health

3/09/2009: Mental Health Press Conference

Senator Shirley L. Huntley, Chairwoman and Assemblyman Peter Rivera, Chairman of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities speak about the Mental Health Budget

1/29/2009: Joint Budget Hearing on Mental Health

Remarks from Senator Shirley L. Huntley, Chair (Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities)

Attendees: Diana Jones-Ritter, OMRDD Commissioner, Karen Carpenter-Palumbo, OASAS Commissioner (Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services) and Michael Hogan, Office of Mental Health Commissioner


7/28/2009: Shema Kolainu "Hear Our Voices"

On July 28, 2009 at 8:15 am in the Renaissance Ballroom, 5902 14th Avenue, Brooklyn. Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica) recieved the legislative leadership award in regards to Autism Awareness and Education.

Statement from State Senator Shirley L. Huntley on City Zone Idling Law

On Asthma Awareness Day it is essential that we continue to raise awareness of the adverse impacts of engine idling on those suffering from the respiratory disease," said Senator Shirley L. Huntley. "Legislation such as the city’s new School Zone Idling Law could prevent asthma attacks experienced by hundreds of students citywide. I commend the City Council for their steps to curb engine idling across the city, and urge my colleagues on all levels of government to continue the dialogue to ensure a higher quality of life for all New Yorkers."


3/26/2009: Riverview Resolution (SR1032)

Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica) and Senator Betty O'Little (R-Glen Falls) introduces a resolution in memory of Riverview IRA (Individual Residential Alternative) Group Home Tragedy in Wells, New York

1/29/2009: Mental Health Budget Hearing


Diana Jones-Ritter, Commissioner of OMRDD (Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities)

Karen Carpenter-Palumbo, Commissioner of OASAS (Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services)

Michael Hogan, Commissioner of OMH (Office of Mental Health)