NYAPRS Note: Please our local members, NYAPRS regional coordinators and next week at regional forums in Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties and at our Newburgh forum on February 21 to discuss a number of important choices recovering people are faced with in the Medicaid reform environment…and to get ready for our annual NYAPRS Albany Legislative Day on February 28th!This year’s Day will feature presentations and preparations for advocacy on a number of member priorities, including housing expansion and rate, criminal justice and rights issues and funding for community recovery agencies and their workforce, and include a news conference and march. Please see attached for a flyer detailing the day’s events. To find more details about bus transportation from you area, please contract our Deputy Director Tanya Stevens at tanyas at nyaprs.org<mailto:tanyas at nyaprs.org>. See you in your regions next week and on the 21st and in Albany on the 28th!
NYAPRS Legislative Day Forums Make New Choices, Raise Your Voices!
Join us for a discussion about choices we face in the new managed care environments, and to help guide NYAPRS upcoming statewide Legislative day advocacy effort!
Guest Presenter: Harvey Rosenthal, Executive Director New York Association for Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services
Monday, February 6, 2017
1 PM - 5 PM
Mental Health Association of Nassau County
16 Main Street
Hempstead, NY 115500
RSVP to Denis McEvoy (516)489-2322 ext 2002
SUFFOLK COUNTY Tuesday, February 7, 2017 10 AM - 1 PM Riverhead Free Library 330 Court Street Riverhead, NY 11901 RSVP to Julie Erdman (516)313-9583 jberdman1214 at gmail.com<mailto:jberdman1214 at gmail.com>
WESTCHESTER FORUM Wednesday, February 8, 2017 9 AM - 12 PM Ossining Public Library 53 Croton Avenue Ossining, NY 10562 RSVP to Alan Kroeger (914)299-4160 kroegera at mhawestchester.org<mailto:kroegera at mhawestchester.org>
NEWBURGH FORUM Tuesday, February 21, 2017 10 AM - 1 PM Independent Living Inc 5 Washington Terrace #2 Newburgh, NY 12550 RSVP to Marsha Mandel (845)725-2135 mmandel at asfl.org<mailto:mmandel at asfl.org>
Help Select 2017 State Budget & Legislative Priorities:
Meet with Your State Legislators in Albany
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
BUS RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
NYAPRS, 194 Washington Ave, Suite 400, Albany, NY 12210