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CM Holden calls for enhanced mental health initiatives following Mayor Adams’ announcement


Dec. 1, 2023 By Anthony Medina While Queens Council Member Robert Holden commends NYC Mayor Eric Adams’ work on supporting New Yorkers living with untreated severe mental illness and experiencing homelessness, he is emphasizing a need for further action. Mayor Adams, on Nov. 29, announced that more than half of the hardest-to-reach New Yorkers — documented on a “Top 50” list by the Coordinated Behavioral Health Task Force — were moved from the streets and into the care of a hospital or similar institution a year after the city’s plan to tackle severe mental illness was announced. The mayor also…
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