News & Press2020-04-04T12:43:39+00:00

News & Press

Read relevant news and press about MHP and topics of mental illness.

We’re helping end the cycle of hospitalization, homelessness, and incarceration.

July 16th, 2021|

The City

“I feel positive that they are working really hard to change around a system that’s just a disaster,” said Jennifer Parish, director of criminal justice advocacy at the Urban Justice Center Mental Health Project.

Where could redirected police funding go?

June 16th, 2020|

City & State

"Several groups including JustLeadershipUSA, the Mental Health Project at the Urban Justice Center and Brooklyn Defender Services have also outlined plans for additional avenues for mental health support. Their recommendations include creating more “crisis respite centers” where people in mental health crisis can go for services and expanding the city’s mobile mental health treatment efforts."

Plan for Combatting COVID-19 in NYC Jails and Other Lock-up Facilities

March 18th, 2020|

MHP signed on to a letter demanding that Mayor de Blasio use his emergency powers to protect New Yorkers from the grave possibility of the spread of COVID-19 in city jails and other lock-up facilities. Read the letter here.


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