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The Crisis In Housing For People with Mental Health Concerns

The Board, Staff and Members of the NAMI Queens Nassau community would like to thank the following elected officials, staff members and presenters, for taking the
time out of their busy schedules to participate in our Forum on Housing for people struggling with mental health issues.

Their work on behalf of the hundreds of thousands of people dealing with mental health issues in Queens and Nassau Counties is truly appreciated !

NYS Senator John Brooks

NYS Senator John Brooks

NYS Assemblyman Edward Ra

NYS Assemblyman Edward Ra

NYS Assemblywoman Taylor Darling

NYS Assemblywoman Taylor Darling

NYS Assemblyman Michael Montesano

NYS Assemblyman Michael Montesano

And Staff representatives from:
Tara Davidson Staff, Senator Kevin Thomas’ Office
Wayne Hall, Jr. Executive Director, Assemblywoman Taylor Darling’ Office
Bob Lopez Senior Advisor, NYS Senator James Gaughran’ office
Kieran Mahoney Staff member, Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein Office

Our Presenters:
Toni Lasicki, Executive Director of Association for Community Living, INC and Bring It Home Campaign (Mental Health Housing in NYS)
Dr. Larry Grubler, CEO, Transitional Services for NY INC.
Ariel Coffman, President of New York State NAMI, Advocate

Living in specialized community-based housing serves both the taxpayer and those with serious psychiatric disabilities well. But these housing programs are facing unprecedented fiscal challenges. BRING IT HOME’s mission is to raise awareness, get supporters actively involved, and make sure that the 2020 – 2021 New York State budget includes not only adequate funding, but funding allocated towards the right efforts. Learn more about this: www.bringithomenys.org

Thank you!

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