Read a sampling of some of our notable features, press highlights, and media mentions
Progress is slow on NYC mental health crisis a year after Adams roadmap. Crain’s New York Business, November 13, 2023 | Quoted: Kimberly Blair
Navigating mental health care in New York. Crain’s New York Business, November 13,2023
Dream Big World Theatre Inc. and NAMI-NYC to Present CRACKED OPEN Staged Reading & Talkback. Broadway World, November 2,2023
In Greenpoint, a man with severe mental illness is harming neighbors. No one knows what to do. Gothamist, October 20,2023 | Quoted: Matt Kudish
MTA chief calls for city to address mental-health crisis after subway attack. Crain’s New York Business, October 19,2023 | Quoted: Matt Kudish
Selena Gomez Says Her Younger Sister Gracie Helps Her on Bad Mental Health Days. InStyle, October 10,2023
Ali Forney Center opens new HQ and drop-in center alongside GMHC. Gay City News, September 29,2023
New York set up a hotline for police handling mental health cases. Not one officer has called. THE GUARDIAN, July 13, 2023 | Quoted: Matt Kudish
The City Council must support the families who support their loved ones with serious mental illness. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, June 26, 2023 | Op-Ed by: Matt Kudish and Erik Bottcher
NAMI-NYC Presents YOU ARE NOT ALONE: An Uplifting Show About Depression. BROADWAY WORLD, June 26, 2023
Treatment Not Jail. THE RECEPTOR, June 16, 2023
‘It’s a Failure of the System’: Before Jordan Neely Was Killed, He Was Discarded. THE GUARDIAN, May 12, 2023
David Bradshaw, Chet Siegel & Joan Tarbutton to Join YOU ARE NOT ALONE Comedy Show This Month. BROADWAY WORLD, May 11,2023
La muerte de un imitador de Michael Jackson en el Subway detona otra vez el debate sobre el racismo y la crisis de salud mental en NYC. EL DIARIO, May 10,2023 | Quoted : Kimberly Blair
Mayor Eric Adams: New York City Failed Jordan Neely. CBS NEW YORK, May 10,2023
How to Approach a Mental Health Crisis on the Subway Without It Ending in Tragedy. GOTHAMIST, May 6,2023 | Quoted: Matt Kudish
PSA Addresses Mental Health Stigma in the Latino Community . BEHAVIORAL HEALTH NEWS, April, 18, 2023 | Op-Ed by: Matt Kudish
Brooklyn mental health advocates, pols push to change ‘ill-conceived’ involuntary hospitalization policy. BROOKLYN PAPER, February 9, 2023. | Quoted: Matt Kudish
City Council looks to codify changes to Mayor Adams’ mental health hospitalization directive. AM NEW YORK, February 7, 2023 | Policy Director Kimberly Blair pictured at NAMI-NYC’s City Hall rally on 2/6
To Address Our Mental Health Crisis, Close Rikers Now. GOTHAM GAZETTE, February 5, 2023. | Op-Ed by: Matt Kudish
Mental health legislation to be introduced, one year after Michelle Go fatally pushed in NYC subway. THE VILLAGER, January 20, 2023 | Quoted: Kimberly Blair
Centering the Family: What It Means to Implement Family-Focused Practice (FFP) in Adult Mental Health Care. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH NEWS, January 17, 2023 | Op-Ed by: Matt Kudish
Mental health advos pan mayor’s policy. QUEENS CHRONICLE | Quoted: Matt Kudish
Mayor Adams’ new involuntary hospitalization directive faces legal, grassroots opposition. NY AMSTERDAM NEWS | Quoted: Matt Kudish
Here’s The Latest Behind the Lawsuit of the City’s Plan For Dealing With Mentally Ill Residents. BKREADER | Quoted: Matt Kudish
How do nonprofits feel about Adams’ involuntary removal policy?. NYNMEDIA | Quoted: Matt Kudish
Advocates for mentally ill try to halt NYC’s removal plan. BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE | Quoted: Matt Kudish
Advocates for mentally ill try to halt New York City’s hospitalization plan. ABC7NY | Quoted: Matt Kudish
Advocates for mentally ill try to halt NYC’s removal plan. PIX11 | Quoted: Matt Kudish
Public interest groups file emergency request to halt Mayor Eric Adams’ controversial mental health plan. CBS | Quoted: Matt Kudish and Shannon O’Neill Fonseca
NYC mayor defends plan to involuntarily admit homeless people into hospitals. WASHINGTON TIMES | Quoted: Matt Kudish
Mayor Adams discusses controversial new approach to NYC homeless. FOX | Quoted: Matt Kudish
Partnership for NYC, NAMI-NYC discusses new mental health directive. NY1 | Interviewed: Matt Kudish
A hard look at New York’s controversial new approach to the homeless. CNN | Quoted: Matt Kudish
Mayor Adams is calling for improving mental health care in NYC, but the city continues to cut services. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. | Quoted: Matt Kudish
NYPD already gets hundreds of annual abuse complaints for forcing people to hospitals. GOTHAMIST | Quoted: Matt Kudish
New Yorkers face long wait for mental health programs. CRAIN’S NEW YORK | Quoted: Matt Kudish
New York’s Plan to Address Crisis of Mentally Ill Faces High Hurdles. NEW YORK TIMES | Quoted: Matt Kudish
Advocates demand change in NYC’s response to mental health crises. BRONX NEWS 12 | Interviewed: Kim Blair
Opinion: What Mass Shooters Often Have in Common. NEW YORK TIMES. | Letter to the Editor by Matt Kudish
First Read “First Buzz.” NYN MEDIA
NAMI-NYC’S 2022 “Seeds of Hope” Gala to Feature Special Guest Busy Philipps. LOOK TO THE STARS | Quoted: Matt Kudish
NAMI-NYC’s 2022 “SEEDS OF HOPE” Gala to Feature Special Guest Busy Philipps. THE CITY LIFE ORG | Quoted: Matt Kudish
NAMI-NYC’S 2022 “Seeds of Hope” Gala to Feature Special Guest Busy Philipps. YAHOO! FINANCE | Quoted: Matt Kudish
NAMI-NYC’S 2022 “Seeds of Hope” Gala to Feature Special Guest Busy Philipps. PR NEWSWIRE | Quoted: Matt Kudish
The Transformative Power of Families Helping Families. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH NEWS | Article by: Matt Kudish
What happens after a call to the mental health hotline? CRAIN’S NEW YORK. | Quoted: Matt Kudish
Amid launch of new lifeline number, advocates set sights on what happens after a call. CRAIN’S NEW YORK. | Quoted: Matt Kudish
What’s the 411 on 988? New National Mental Health Hotline Rebrands NYC Efforts. THE CITY. | Quoted: Board Member Ray Schwartz
2022 Notable LGBTQ Leaders. CRAIN’S NEW YORK | Nominated: Matt Kudish
“Open Wednesday” with Lynnette Verges. BRONXNET
Opinion: Defendants Living with Mental Illness Need Treatment, Not Jail. CITY LIMITS | Opinion: Matt Kudish, Margaret Byrne, Alexa James.
Opinion: How New York City Must Prepare for a Successful Launch of 988 Mental Health Crisis Hotline. GOTHAM GAZETTE | Opinion: Matt Kudish.
Teen Mental Health. ABC NEWS | ABC News One with Karen Travers.
City & State NY Health Care Power 100 – “Health Power” four years and counting!. CITY & STATE NY: HEALTH CARE POWER 100.
Why Are Latina Moms in New York Reporting Such High Levels of Anxiety and Depression?. THE CITY (via The Fuller Project).
Mark Ruffalo, Uzo Aduba Help NAMI-NYC Kick-Off Mental Health Awareness Month. LOOK TO THE STARS.
The Mental Health Power 50. CITY & STATE NY | Matt Kudish #9.
New star-studded film tackles suicide, mental health during the pandemic. THE HILL | Matt Kudish quoted.
Untangling the Chords. WFUV RADIO | Matt Kudish with Sound Mind.
The NYPD Currently Responds To Mental Health Crisis 911 Calls. Advocates Have Another Approach. GOTHAMIST via CCIT-NYC | Jamil Hamilton quote on behalf of NAMI-NYC.
Adults with severe mental illness account for 1 in 4 people killed in police encounters. MARKETWATCH | Matt Kudish interview.
WABC CARES x NAMI-NYC PARTNERSHIP. WABC RADIO | Matt Kudish interview.
With Fewer Resources Than Ever, Young People Are Pivoting to Online Therapy. MTV NEWS “Impact” | Tanya Lalwani interview.
The Social Recession Nobody’s Talking About. HARPER’S BAZAAR | Matt Kudish interview.
COVID-19 & mental health. CNN NEWSROOM | Matt Kudish interview with John King.
Coronavirus Leads to Jump in People Seeking Mental Health Assistance. WABC-7 NEW YORK | Matt Kudish interview with Tim Fleischer.
Stop the Stigma: Continue the conversation on the “CBS This Morning” Podcast. CBS THIS MORNING (PODCAST) | Karen Varano interview.
Seeds of Hope gala. FOX-5 GOOD DAY NEW YORK | Matt Kudish and Stacey Griffith interview.
How We Created a Community to Fight the Stigma Around Mental Health. THRIVE GLOBAL | Matt Kudish author.
Langhorne Slim, Torres, Rosie Carney & More Team Up for Mental Health Benefit Concert. BILLBOARD | Matt Kudish interview.
‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Star Talks Mental Health Awareness Month. CHEDDAR NEWS | Matt Kudish and Alex Boniello interview.