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District 8

Diana Ayala

El Barrio/East Harlem, Mott Haven, Highbridge, Concourse, Longwood, Port Morris

As former Chair of Mental Health, Disabilities and Addictions addressing the mental health concerns it was and still is a priority for her.

Councilmember Ayala worked with the East Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Center to hold Mental Health First Aid training for both constituents and social service providers, where they learned how to recognize the early signs of mental health conditions and respond without judgment. 

Bill 1180-2018   A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to mental health training for senior center caseworkers