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Gov. Hochul announces $50M to expand inpatient mental health care

Gov. Kathy Hochul, joined by the state's Office of Mental Health Commissioner Ann Sullivan, announced "sweeping investments" in mental health services, especially for youth, in a press conference on Jan. 11, 2023.

Jan. 11, 2024 By Emily Swanson Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday was joined by Bronx elected officials, city agencies, advocates and providers to announce $50 million in funding for the expansion of mental health facilities. The announcement was made Jan. 11 at the Bronx campus of the New York City Children’s Center in Westchester Square, a state-run facility with locations throughout the city. The $50 million is part of a $1 billion multi-year investment to significantly expand mental health services throughout the state. “By building a full continuum of mental health services and supports for youth, we can ensure our…
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