Mayor de Blasio, First Lady, And Electeds Announce $37M Investment For Mental Illness

David Rivel, CEO of the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services, said, “The City should be applauded for investing resources to facilitate collaboration between the NYPD and the mental health system, including utilizing the valuable perspectives and expertise offered by peer staff. Specifically, increasing the joint mental health/police capacity to assist persons experiencing mental health crises in a supportive manner will be beneficial to individuals, families, and the community at large. I look forward to continuing to participate in the task force’s future efforts.”

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