Mental Health Matters Day

03/12/2014

Mental Health Matters Day

The Capital Region NY Chapter participated in Mental Health Matters Day in Albany on March 12.  This is a NYS legislative advocacy day that focuses on mental health awareness and suicide prevention.  Hundreds of advocates joined together for a morning program listening to speakers including Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk, Assembly member Aileen Gunther, Senator David Carlucci. Many enjoyed inspriational speaker Robert Clancy who provided the keynote.  After the rally around the Capitol, advocates met with over 60 of their legislators to talk about four bills all falling under Mental Health Literacy.

http://www.wktv.com/news/local/Local-woman-advocates-for-mental-illness-awareness-249590151.html