AM NY: It’s Time for Albany to Help New Yorkers in Mental Health Crisis

May 28, 2022

Baerga v. City of New York, CCIT-NYC, Disability Justice, News, Transforming Mental Health Crisis Response

A police officer with his back turned.

AM NY | MAY 2022

In an op-ed for AM NY, healthcare and psychiatry professional Michael Zingman, MD MPH, addressed the need to transform mental health crisis response in New York, including passing the Treatment Not Jails Act. Zingman’s op-ed aligns with NYLPI’s work in cases such as Baerga v. City of New York, a class-action suit filed by NYLPI addressing the need to remove police as first responders to mental health crisis.

Read more at AM NY.

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