Mental Health Hearing

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Attorney General James Wants To Hear From You

Please report any information on problems seeking assistance for an acute psychiatric condition. This may include issues where an emergency department:

  1. Did not adequately stabilize a psychiatric condition
  2. Did not adequately screen someone seeking treatment for an emergency medical condition
  3. Transferred an individual to another facility before their condition was adequately stabilized
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Mental Health Public Hearing | Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Attorney General Letitia James held an in person hearing with impacted individuals and family members, advocacy groups, health care providers, elected officials, and government agencies about the challenges accessing mental health care in New York.

Watch the Video

Read the Written Testimony