Carlucci, Gunther & Woodlock to Speak at Tomorrow's NYAPRS Legislative Day

NYAPRS Note: Here's the final schedule for tomorrow's NYAPRS LegislativeDay in Albany. Please see below for parking information. See you tomorrow!

NYAPRS 15th Annual Legislative Day Schedule

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Hart Auditorium The Egg Albany, NY

Program Schedule

9:30 am Breakfast, Check-In Hart Auditorium The Egg

10:00 am Welcome: NYAPRS Co-Presidents Maura Kelley, Steve Coe

Public Policy Co-Chairs Carla Rabinowitz, Ray Schwartz

10:10 am Overview of the NYS Budget Harvey Rosenthal

10:30 am Presentations on This Year's Budget Priorities

1. Protect & Support the Community Mental Health Safety Net Ray Schwartz

2. Reinvest Savings from State Hospital Downsizing Harvey Rosenthal

3. Enhance Medicaid Community Recovery Supports Harvey Rosenthal

4. Protect Medicaid Beneficiary Rights and Medication Access Carla Rabinowitz

5. Serve New Yorkers with Psychiatric Disabilities in the Most Integrated Community Settings

a. Housing: Steve Coe

b. Adult Home resident housing: Norman Bloomfield

c. Employment: Maura Kelley

d. Create a detailed Olmstead Plan: Harvey Rosenthal

6. Enhance Strategies to Help Distressed Individuals, Oppose Psychiatric Profiling Eva Dech, Maura Kelley

10:45 am Senator David Carlucci, Senate Mental Health Committee Chair (invited)

11:00 am Presentation of Award: Wendy Brenner, Muriel Shepherd Partners with Families Award

11:30 am Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther, Assembly Mental Health Committee Chair

11:45 am Kristin Woodlock, Acting Commissioner, NYS Office of Mental Health

Noon Lunch

1:00 pm Rally to Reinvest in My Recovery, Oppose Psychiatric Profiling

1:30 pm Meet with Your State Legislators!

4:00 pm Re-group at Your Buses, Return Home

Parking Information/Rates for Albany, NY

Parking Services 474-8118

Under the Empire State Plaza (ESP) in Visitor Parking

(V is the sign, the 3rd right turn under the ESP coming up from 787)

M-F 6:00AM-3:59PM $2.00/hour (max $20.00)

M-F 3:59PM-5:59PM $5.00 flat

Cathedral Parking

(left side of NYS Museum as you are looking at the Museum)

M-F 6:00AM-9:59AM $10.00 flat

M-F 10:00AM-3:00PM $5.00 flat

Museum/Madison Ave

(right side of NYS Museum as you are looking at the Museum)

M-F 6:00AM-9:59AM $10.00 flat

M-F 10:00AM-3:00PM $5.00 flat

Grand Street (east/below Empire State Plaza)

M-F 6:00AM-2:00PM $10.00 flat

Additional Parking

Location- Nearest Intersection- Operator-- Daily Rate

120 State St. Lodge & Howard Maiden Lane $10

Swan west side-Hamilton CRM $10

70 Howard Eagle/Howard CYC $8

20-24 Green Beaver $6