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The de Blasio administration has proposed an increase in spending for student mental health initiatives, but advocates and council members are pushing for more.
‘I don’t know that the diagnostic incidents of OCD has gone up, but the symptom occurrence and the severity has exacerbated with the pandemic,’ says Theresa Hsu-Walklet, a psychologist and the assistant director of the Pediatric Behavioral Health Integration Program at Montefiore Medical Center.
The mayor and governor have taken different approaches to testing, but now they agree we need more of it. But who will get it? Where? And to what end?
As an increasing number of reports reveal COVID-19 is having a disproportionate impact on low-income, majority minority areas of New York City, leaders in the South Bronx and in other communities have been demanding a more targeted response.
Over the past few weeks, advocacy groups, veteran volunteers, and everyday residents across the five boroughs have stepped up to form groups and projects that assist vulnerable New Yorkers.
Even taking Section 8 and other assistance programs into account, it’s still the poorest New Yorkers that struggle the most with housing costs.
The candidates clashed on immigration, opioids, the president and their campaign fundraising.
We spoke to residents of Staten Island—site of one of the fall’s most closely watched Congressional races—about their borough’s most pressing issues and whether they intend to swing blue or red this November.
The one-year-old Brownsville Plan includes no rezoning and long-sought community resources, but many residents still have concerns about gentrification and the details of implementation.