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Old 12-04-2015, 02:51 PM
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Default Support Legislation for Increased Mental Health Training For Jail & Prison Staff

Immediate Action Needed to pass A.836/S.663 into law
Help Prevent Suicides Among Incarcerated Individuals
Urge the Governor to Sign!!!
This bill would increase mental health training annually for all correction officers, program services, mental health and medical staff with direct inmate contact and would include suicide prevention training.
A.836/S.663 passed the Legislature and was just sent to the Governor for his signature. The Governor only has until December 9th to sign the bill, so please act immediately!

What You Can Do…

Call Governor Cuomo today at (518) 474-8390 and request that he sign A.836/S.663 into law.
MHANYS memorandum in support of this bill is attached for your use. Please feel free to use this memo to inform your own personal request for the Governor to sign the bill immediately.
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