Pilot program will replace NYPD for mental health 911 calls in 2 neighborhoods. USA TODAY | Matt Kudish quoted.
A Hidden Cost of Covid: Shrinking Mental-Health Service. WALL STREET JOURNAL | Matt Kudish interviewed.
New star-studded film tackles suicide, mental health during the pandemic. THE HILL | Matt Kudish quoted.
Sarah Jessica Parker narrates powerful mental health PSA: ‘Let’s talk about it more’. ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
Sarah Jessica Parker Narrates Short Film Exploring Mental Health During COVID-19 Isolation. PEOPLE
The NYPD Currently Responds To Mental Health Crisis 911 Calls. Advocates Have Another Approach. GOTHAMIST via CCIT-NYC | Jamil Hamilton quote on behalf of NAMI-NYC.
Adults with severe mental illness account for 1 in 4 people killed in police encounters. MARKETWATCH | Matt Kudish interviewed.
Suicide Hotlines Are Facing a Surge. NY CITY LENS | Matt Kudish quoted.
Alcoholism, anxiety and other personal battles: In New York City and beyond, people trade in-person support for remote alternatives. MARKET WATCH “CityWatch” | Tanya Lalwani interview + NAMI-NYC & The Dorm partnership.
Crisis counselors, the ‘paramedics of mental health,’ wage a wrenching battle on the coronavirus front lines. STAT NEWS | Matt Kudish quoted.
These Running Shorts Were Already Awesome. Now They’re Raising Money for Mental Health Awareness. INSIDE HOOK
Alex Boniello and More Join NAMI-NYC’s #MentalHealthMatters Social Media Campaign. BROADWAY WORLD
NAMI-NYC will mark May’s Mental Health Awareness Month with focus on impact of COVID-19. EIN NEWSWIRE (Press Release)
When Mental Distress Comes Home. NEW YORK TIMES | Matt Kudish quoted.
Battling a Mental Health Crisis During the Coronavirus Pandemic. NY1 NEWS “Inside City Hall” with Errol Louis | Matt Kudish interview.
How New York is battling a second crisis alongside COVID-19: Mental health. MARKET WATCH “CityWatch” | Matt Kudish interview.
Mental Health Check-In with NAMI-NYC. WFUV NEWS – FACEBOOK LIVE | Matt Kudish interview.
With Fewer Resources Than Ever, Young People Are Pivoting to Online Therapy. MTV NEWS “Impact” | Tanya Lalwani interview.
The Social Recession Nobody’s Talking About. HARPER’S BAZAAR | Matt Kudish interview.
COVID-19 & mental health. CNN NEWSROOM | Matt Kudish interview with John King.
Coronavirus Leads to Jump in People Seeking Mental Health Assistance. NY1 | Matt Kudish interview with Michael Scotto.
Coronavirus Leads to Jump in People Seeking Mental Health Assistance. WABC-7 NEW YORK | Matt Kudish interview with Tim Fleischer.
Amid Coronavirus, Calls And Texts To Mental-health Hotlines Are Surging. CENTER FOR PUBLIC INTEGRITY | Matt Kudish interview.
The Mental Health Effects of Coronavirus Are a “Slow-Motion Disaster”. MOTHER JONES, co-published with Center for Public Integrity | Matt Kudish interview.
Coronavirus: Mental Health Experts Worry The Pandemic And Quarantine Measures Will Lead To A Spike In Suicides. BUZZFEED | Christina Bradley, Manager of Support Progams, interview.
Mental health needs expected to rise amid COVID-19. CITY & STATE NY | Matt Kudish interview.
The Health Care Power 100 – Recognizing the 100 most powerful New Yorkers in health. CITY & STATE NY | Matt Kudish included.
NAMI-NYC Board of Directors Announcement. POLITICO
NAMI-NYC Board of Directors Announcement. NYN MEDIA – FIRST BUZZ
Stop the Stigma: Continue the conversation on the “CBS This Morning” Podcast. CBS THIS MORNING (PODCAST) | Karen Varano interview.
Seeds of Hope gala. FOX-5 GOOD DAY NEW YORK | Matt Kudish and Stacey Griffith interview.
How We Created a Community to Fight the Stigma Around Mental Health. THRIVE GLOBAL | Matt Kudish author.
Positively Black: National Alliance on Mental Illness. WNBC-4 POSITIVELY BLACK | Christina Bradley interview.
NAMIWalks NYC Raises Over $625,000 with Help of Alex Boniello & Patti Murin. BROADWAY WORLD.
Langhorne Slim, Torres, Rosie Carney & More Team Up for Mental Health Benefit Concert. BILLBOARD | Matt Kudish interview.
‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Star Talks Mental Health Awareness Month. CHEDDAR NEWS | Matt Kudish and Alex Boniello interview.
Man struggling with mental illness running NYC Half to raise awareness. WABC-7 NEW YORK | Matt Kudish interview.
The Health Care Power 50 – Recognizing the most influential people in New York health care. CITY & STATE NY | Matt Kudish included.
A Poll Site Set Up to Make Voting Easier for Vulnerable New Yorkers – Support Programs Coordinator Larry Bryant quoted in this piece on WSJ.com (online Wall Street Journal) about patients at psychiatric center and residents of the five homeless shelters that are located on Wards and Randall’s islands having a place to vote.
Dating Someone With Anxiety? Here’s A Cheat Sheet For How To Be Effectively Supportive – Services Director Jessica Feldman contributed to this piece on Well+Good.
How to tell the difference between passing sadness and depression – Services Director Jessica Feldman contributed to this piece on INSIDER.
Photo Essay: A Day in the Life with Mental Illness – NAMI-NYC In Our Own Voice presenter Dionne Mobley featured in this photo essay by New York University journalism student Darcey Pittman.
Residents are right to fight to keep psych ward open – Executive Director Matt Kudish quoted in New York Post Opinion piece about New York Presbyterian’s proposal to decertify the remaining 30 psychiatric beds at Allen Hospital to make way for the expansion of other units.
Allen Hospital doctors, nurses protest plans to shutter psych ward – Executive Director Matt Kudish interviewed for piece on AMNewYork at a June 13 protest of New York Presbyterian’s proposal to decertify the remaining 30 psychiatric beds at Allen Hospital to make way for the expansion of other units.
People told him to hide his depression—decades later, he’s talking out loud – Support Programs Coordinator Larry Bryant interviewed for Epoch Times. “Being able to identify his depression has helped him manage it. Now he’s helping other people living with mental illness through his work at NAMI.”
We Asked 7 People Living With Mental Health Issues How They’d End The Stigma – 7 NAMI NYC participants were interviewed for aplus.com, including staff members Larry Bryant, BrendaCleo Smith, and Karen Varano.
What is ‘stigma-free’ and why are towns embracing it? – Executive Director Matt Kudish quoted in NorthJersey.com on the importance of addressing stigma in the fight to increase awareness about mental health issues.
OPEN: Matt Kudish & Tanya Robinson – Executive Director Matt Kudish interviewed on OPEN on BronxNet about raising awareness on mental illness by providing support.
Plan to close Inwood psychiatric unit sparks fear among Allen Hospital doctors, staff – Executive Director Matt Kudish interviewed for piece on AMNewYork about New York Presbyterian’s proposal to decertify the remaining 30 psychiatric beds at Allen Hospital to make way for the expansion of other units.
Here’s How to Know If Your Dreamlike Experiences Are Something Serious – Services Director Kinsey McManus contributed to this piece about derealization disorder on Popsugar.
Experts Describe Just Why Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Works – Services Director Kinsey McManus contributed to this piece on Popsugar.
How To Cope With Loneliness During The Holidays, According To Experts – Services Director Kinsey McManus contributed to this piece on Bustle.
Advocates Warn Against New York Linking Gun Violence and Mental Illness – Services Director Kinsey McManus interviewed for piece on New York Public Radio’s WNYC about the New York State SAFE Act, which “stops criminals and the dangerously mentally ill from buying a gun,” and concerns that it may “further endanger an already marginalized population.”
Bronx mom worries schizophrenic son is being pumped with medicine in jail – Executive Director Matt Kudish interviewed for piece on PIX11 about the difficulties making sure people with mental illness get the treatment they need.
Public Hospitals Treat Greater Share of Mental Health Patients – Services Director Kinsey McManus quoted in article in the New York Times about the ever-increasing use of emergency rooms and public hospitals for care of people with mental illness.
Shooting of Emotionally Disturbed Man Puts Focus on New Training – Services Director Kinsey McManus quoted in article in the New York Times about the state of crisis intervention training (CIT) in the NYPD, in the wake of another shooting death.
Darryl McDaniels Honored At Seeds Of Hope Gala – Darryl “DMC” McDaniels — founder of Run DMC and mental health advocate — was honored as “Mental Health Advocate of the Year”.
Darryl “DMC” McDaniels Serves As Grand Marshal For NAMIWalks NYC 2017.
Fixing Mental Health In The Workplace Requires A Lot More Than A Yoga Room – Executive Director Wendy Brennan quoted in FastCoExist about the importance of changing workplace culture to destigmatize mental health issues in the workplace.
How a viral video exposed a disturbing and little-known police tactic – Executive Director Wendy Brennan quoted in Fusion.net article about NYPD’s use of “mesh restraining devices” as reported in the New York Times.
Jaclyn Stapp Leads 10th Annual NamiWalks NYC – Mental health advocate Jaclyn Stapp was the NAMIWalks NYC 2016 Grand Marshal.
When You’re Worried About a Colleague’s Mental Health – NAMI-NYC’s Workplace Toolkit featured in Harvard Business Review article about creating mentally healthy workplaces.
I Will Listen! – NAMI-NYC “I Will Listen” anti-stigma campaign featured in the Huffington Post Blog.
Seeds of Hope Gala in New York Shines Light on Mental Illness – The Wall Street Journal
A Campaign Urges Listening to Those Torn by Mental Illness – The New York Times
Letter to the Editor re: New York’s mental health system: crazy, cruel & dangerous – New York Post
Letter to the editor of the New York Times in response to an editorial describing accounts of veterans waiting months to receive mental health care.