Learn which health problems the city is prioritizing with public dollars. Follow the latest on hospitals, public health, mental illness, and the push for single-payer.
While universal health care sounds good to many New Yorkers, its costs and other downsides are too significant to ignore. Read More.
NYC is moving closer to quasi-legalization of marijuana, as the Manhattan district attorney, the mayor, and the city council have all pledged non-enforcement of the law. Read More.
ThriveNYC has an ambitious mandate to serve all New Yorkers and to overcome the stigma that supposedly keeps people from seeking treatment. Read More.
The victim’s father acknowledged that his son has been hospitalized for his mental illness, but refused to take his medication Read More.
The mayor and first lady ought to focus their attention not on “wellness” but on the plight of seriously mentally ill people who wander city streets and subways and cycle in and out of jail. Read More.
Another tragedy in the subway. New York is failing the public by not aggressively dealing with the problem of untreated serious mental illness. Read More.
New York State’s “Indigent Care Pool” program partially reimburses hospitals for the cost of treating uninsured patients who cannot afford to pay for their care. Read More.
In the absence of a functioning mental-health system for those most in need in New York City, the police have become the first responders of last resort. Read More.
Mayor de Blasio recently made some off-the-cuff comments about panhandling that ruffled feathers among his allies on the progressive Left. Read More.
The facts you need to know about the issues that matter most in New York.