File #: Int 0869-2024    Version: * Name: Public campaign on parental mental health resources.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities and Addiction
On agenda: 5/16/2024
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a public campaign on parental mental health resources
Sponsors: Jennifer Gutiérrez, Lincoln Restler, Farah N. Louis, Justin L. Brannan, Julie Menin, Tiffany Cabán, Mercedes Narcisse, Amanda Farías, Shahana K. Hanif, Joann Ariola
Council Member Sponsors: 10
Summary: This bill would require the Mayor’s Office of Community Mental Health to establish and implement a public outreach and education campaign to raise awareness about resources available at the city, state, and federal level addressing mental health challenges faced by parents. The campaign would be required to be available in the designated citywide languages.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 869, 2. Int. No. 869, 3. May 16, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-16-24

Int. No. 869

 

By Council Members Gutiérrez, Restler, Louis, Brannan, Menin, Cabán, Narcisse, Farías, Hanif and Ariola

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a public campaign on parental mental health resources

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subchapter 9 of chapter 1 of title 3 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 3-195 to read as follows:

§ 3-195. Parental mental health outreach and education. The office shall establish and implement an outreach and education campaign to raise awareness about resources available at the city, state, and federal level addressing mental health challenges faced by parents, which shall include, but shall not be limited to, perinatal and postpartum depression, perinatal and postpartum anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder related to childbirth. The materials for such outreach and education campaign shall be made available in the designated citywide languages.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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04/17/2024 4:33 PM