NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray on How to Tackle the Stigma Around Mental Illness

July 19th, 2019

The Wrap

Chirlane McCray explained why she has made mental health issues her mission since her husband, Bill DeBlasio, was elected mayor of New York City in 2013: “Every single one of us is touched by (mental health) in some way.” Speaking Tuesday at TheWrap’s Power Woman Breakfast New York City, McCray told them. Executive Editor Whembley Sewell that she hope her ThriveNYC mental health program will empower people to work on their mental health “just as we go to the gym” to work on physical health.