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Take Action Now! Support Community Behavioral Health in the City Budget.

Throughout New York, families are sitting on waitlists for weeks, months, and even years for behavioral health services they urgently need today. As a result of a lack of adequate care, children are cycling in and out of emergency rooms and hospitals. In 2019 32% of young people discharged from a psychiatric stay at a general hospital in New York City ended up back in an emergency room within 90 days; 22% ended up back in an inpatient bed. Our city is also facing an overdose crisis, with overdose deaths increasing by 12% from 2021 to 2022.

Take action now to tell city leaders to fund comprehensive supports to address the behavioral health crisis and ensure every New Yorker can thrive.

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