On August 6, 2015, the New York City Mayor’s Office launched NYC Safe, a new program to provide enhanced support for city residents with untreated serious mental illness (SMI) and who pose a risk of violent behavior. Through NYC Safe, the city will establish a centralized oversight body to coordinate public safety and public health. The city allocated $22 million to fund NYC Safe, $17 million of which will be used to launch four new forensic Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams (which will seek Medicaid reimbursement), three new intensive mobile treatment teams, and increase clinical professional staff at the . . .