Crain’s Health Pulse: Ruth Lowenkron Responds to Gov. Kathy Hochul’s Mental Health Investment Plan

January 11, 2023

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


In her State of the State address, Gov. Kathy Hochul unveiled a long-term mental health investment.

Crain’s Health Pulse featured comments from Ruth Lowenkron, NYLPI Director of Disability Justice.

“We applaud the planned expansion of outpatient service. Those services being voluntary is key. Forced outpatient commitments…is not a service.”

Read more at Crain’s New York.

Read NYLPI’s full statement in response to Gov. Hochul’s State of the State address here.

Read more coverage about Baerga v. City of New York.


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