March 7, 2022 – High-profile incidents involving mentally-ill, homeless New Yorkers has prompted state policymakers to offer up temporary solutions for helping people with severe mental illness. Coalition for the Homeless Deputy Executive Director for Policy Shelly Nortz and New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services CEO Harvey Rosenthal discuss the response from Gov. Kathy Hochul and an effort to renew a controversial law forcing mental health treatment in certain cases.