After Rikers: Panel Discussion with Geller, Glazer, Johnson, Venters

Staff / Mar 5th, 2019
Panelists will discuss changes necessary to redesign delivery of Rikers' mental health services in order to treat and stabilize people within a public health, rather than a criminal justice framework.

Save the Date: March 25th. After Rikers: Changing Course for People with Serious Mental Illness

Staff / Feb 22nd, 2019
What is the status of NYC's efforts to close Rikers? Can NYC Follow LA's Lead - as the City seeks to close Rikers and open new jails, can NYC re-direct people with serious mental illness into treatment?

GC in the NY Daily News: Close Rikers, rethink mental health

Cheryl Roberts / Feb 18th, 2019
As New York City grapples with the design of four new borough-based jails to replace Rikers, officials should follow Los Angeles' lead and say no to any new jail with a specialized unit to treat those with serious mental illness. Smaller treatment facilities run by mental health rather than correction officials would make society safer and save money.

NYDN Editorial: Help Can't Wait for Those Imprisoned With Mental Illness

Staff / Feb 1st, 2019
NY Daily News Editorial: Help Can't Wait for Those Imprisoned With Mental Illness
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