The latest news from NYHealth.
Mental Health of New Yorkers Stagnates Overall, Worsens for Some New Yorkers
More than three years after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, rates of depression and anxiety among New Yorkers remain highly elevated.
Food-Insecure New Yorkers Twice as Likely to Have Unsatisfactory Health
New survey finds New Yorkers experiencing food insecurity have worse health, skip medical care to afford food
Summer EBT program will help keep kids fed — but only if New York opts in
Read an op-ed in Times Union from NYHealth Senior Program Officer Julia McCarthy on how New York State can improve food security through the Summer EBT Program if it opts in.
The Opportunities and Pitfalls of Place-Based Philanthropy
Read an article in NYU News, mentioning an NYHealth-funded initiative, on facilitating healthy living through policy changes that promotes access to affordable foods and spaces for physical activity.
Adirondack Food System Network undertakes transformational change in the coming year
Read an article in Press Republican, mentioning an NYHealth grantee and initiative, on strengthening and promoting a more resilient food system.
Re “U.S. Rate of Suicide by Firearm Reaches Record Level, Report Says”
Read a letter to the editor in the New York Times from NYHealth Senior Program Officer Derek Coy on preventing veteran suicide by reducing access to lethal means.
A Wish List for 2024
NYHealth President and CEO David Sandman lays out a wish list for a healthier New York in 2024.
New York removes medical debt from credit reports
Read an article in Associated Press, citing an NYHealth-funded report on medical debt, on a bill recently signed into law that prohibits unpaid medical debt showing up on New York State residents' credit reports.