Borough President Gale Brewer called for the expansion of the B-HEARD teams. Those are FDNY paramedics & EMTs paired with mental health professionals from NYC Health + Hospitals as default first responders to people experiencing a mental health emergency.
Every NYC voter can vote early in person before Election Day. Voting early is convenient, fast, and flexible.
You must vote at your assigned early voting site & it may be different from your Election Day poll site, so make sure to check before you go!
More NYers should know about a great and little-known NYC gov't resource: free mediation by @oathnyc. I've personally seen it succeed.
Check out their excellent neighbor/business mediation program, MEND NYC, at https://www1.nyc.gov/site/oath/conflict-resolution/mediating-establishment-and-neighbor-disputes.page