State of the City | Mental telehealth, nursing programs among education initiatives announced in Adams’ second address


Mayor Eric Adams presented his administration’s education initiatives today at his second State of the City address. In his speech, Adams announced his plans to expand CUNY and career-readiness programs, create a nursing education initiative, launch a school for students with dyslexia, place students in a summer youth work program, and roll out a mental health program with telehealth care.

Below are the education initiatives outlined in today’s State of the City address.

Mental Telehealth program in public high schools

If you don’t know what “whole child” means at this point, it’s time to learn. Besides supporting the city’s youth with healthy foods, physical education, and social-emotional learning, the Adams administration plans to also expand mental health services for high school students.