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.
Beset by hallucinations, Bronx resident Jakim Jeter pushed a commuter in front of a moving train earlier this month. Read More.
A longtime dream of New York’s progressive Left—universal, single-payer health care—could be coming soon to the Empire State. Read More.
MTA chief Andy Byford spoke out last week about how homeless people and panhandlers are affecting the subway experience for commuters. Read More.
The leading method to keep people with serious mental illness from endangering themselves or others is assisted outpatient treatment (AOT), known in New York State as “Kendra’s Law.” Read More.
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.
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