OMH Announces Dates for Regional Centers of Excellence Listening Sessions

NYAPRS Note: This year's Executive Budget proposal includes a provision to downsize NY's current state psychiatric hospital system and to create Regional Centers of Excellence. Give your input about how that should best be done at the following upcoming regional listening sessions! OMH ANNOUNCES REGIONAL CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE STATEWIDE LISTENING TOUR

New York State Office of Mental Health Acting Commissioner Kristin Woodlock, RN, MPA, and lead agency staff will be touring the State to get input from you on the concept and design of OMH Regional Centers of Excellence.

The Office of Mental Health would like to hear your thoughts about design elements we should consider in these Regional Centers of Excellence. Please contribute your ideas at a listening tour stop in your region!

Tentative Listening Tour DATES and LOCATIONS: April 9th - Albany - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM April 15th - Rockland Co. - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM April 22nd - Binghamton - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM April 23rd - Syracuse - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM April 24th - Batavia - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM May 2nd - Long Island - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM May 3rd - NYC - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This page will be continuously updated to reflect the specific locations of these events and other pertinent details. Please check back soon.

http://www.omh.ny.gov/omhweb/News/2013/ListeningTourAnnouncement.pdf

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