City Officials Unveil $37 Million Investment To Tackle Mental Illness In NYCThe new $37 million initiative, in partnership with the NYC Crisis Prevention and Response Task Force, is aimed at reducing mental health crises that end in in 911 calls and serious mental illness cases.
Mayor De Blasio Under Fire After First Lady's Mental Health Program Backs Out Of Event With Pro-Police GroupThis comes as the NYPD has been rocked by another string of officer suicides this week. “It’s sickening,” Councilman Joseph Borelli of Staten Island said. “It is a lie,” de Blasio claimed.
USWNT’s Allie Long Gets New Key To New York City After Original Was StolenMayor Bill de Blasio presented each player with a key during their World Cup victory celebration last week. But Long said hers was stolen from a Los Angeles hotel room after the ESPY Awards.
NYC Scales Back NYPD Involvement In Schools, Police Won't Be Called For 'Low Level Offenses'Schools chancellor Richard Carranza announced the city is adding 85 new licensed social workers, limiting suspensions to 20 days, and has overhauled its agreement with the NYPD's involvement in schools.
Mayor's New Budget Proposal Cuts City Employees, Takes Bite Out Of First Lady's Mental Health InitiativesFearing a national economic slowdown, Mayor Bill de Blasio has proposed a new budget that for the first time during his tenure that actually reduces the number of city employees.
NYC's First Lady Called Before Council To Explain Her Pricey Mental Health ProgramChirlane McCray, the city's first lady, is testifying before the city council today about her mental health initiative Thrive NYC.
NYC First Lady McCray To Testify Before City Council About Thrive NYC ProgramCouncil Speaker Corey Johnson said he asked her to speak during a budget hearing on March 26.
Not Everyone Is Convinced First Lady McCray's 'Thrive NYC' Initiative To Combat Mental Illness WorksThere are about a program launched by the first lady of New York City that is designed to tackle mental health issues. Critics want to know if Thrive NYC is actually working.
NYC Announces 4 New Monuments Honoring WomenBillie Holiday, Elizabeth Jennings Graham, Dr. Helen Rodriguez Trias and Katherine Walker will be honored with monuments.
City Comptroller To Investigate ThriveNYC Mental Health Initiative's $850 Million EffortsCity comptroller Scott Stringer says he plans to look into the finances of the mental health initiative spearheaded by the city's first lady.
First Lady McCray Defends Her Leadership Of Mayor's Fund To Advance NYCNew York City's First Lady Chirlane McCray answered off-topic questions from the media Wednesday.
Reports: City-Run Nonprofit Falters Under First Lady Chirlane McCray’s LeadershipContributions to a city-run nonprofit have apparently fallen off and stagnated under the leadership of New York City's First Lady Chirlane McCray, according to published reports.
First Lady McCray Drops Ball, Decides Not To Answer Questions At Own Press ConferenceFor someone who wants to run for public office one day, it wasn't her finest hour, CBS2's Marcia Kramer reported.
New York State Taking Another Look Into Legalizing MarijuanaWith Massachusetts legalizing marijuana and New Jersey considering it, Gov. Andrew Cuomo may have a change of heart in order to avoid losing revenue to neighboring states.
Chirlane McCray In Puerto Rico With Delegation Of Mental Health ExpertsMcCray visited a community mental health facility in San Juan, and is attending a psychological first aid training for school staff in Hato Rey.