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Meeting the Need

A webinar on dismantling barriers to behavioral health access for people experiencing homelessness in NYC.

This webinar was held on Tuesday, May 10th, 2022.

The availability and efficacy of behavioral health services for people experiencing homelessness in NYC must be evaluated. Currently, several sectors are working to identify ways of meeting the need.

As advocates, we want to ensure that both the conversations and policy recommendations focus on addressing the systemic barriers to care. Furthermore, we want to ensure that they don’t further stigmatize individuals with behavioral health needs.

Our upcoming webinar features a panel of experts, who will discuss this topic in depth.

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Meeting the Need

Admission is free and open to all.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022 from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm EST

Via Zoom

Meet the Panelists


Michelle Everett-Oxley, Executive Director of Health Care at Care For the Homeless


Dr. Rebecca Capasso, Assistant Director of Inpatient Psychiatry at Bellevue

Dr. Tony Carino, Director of Psychiatry at Janian Medical Care

Edner Cuvilly, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Care For the Homeless

M.A. Dennis, Poet and Consumer Advocate

Simone Thompson, Director of Shelter Services at Care For the Homeless

Meeting the Need, Policy Webinar

The panelists will address some of the most prominent gaps in behavioral health access. In addition, they will discuss how we can address the shortcomings of the current system.

Topics of Discussion Include:

A Q&A session will follow the discussion.

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