Arizona State Senate president Karen Fann has appointed Frazer Ryan senior partner and
to the Joint Legislative Psychiatric Hospital Review Council.
See appointment letter
The purpose of the 10-member Council is to review and, by December 31, 2022, make recommendations regarding:
Arizona’s psychiatric hospital capacity, including the bed capacity at the Arizona State Hospital and other public facilities;
the role of private facilities in addressing psychiatric treatment needs;
innovative programs to ensure public safety while providing clinically appropriate treatment in the most integrated setting;
current waiting lists;
barriers to accessing appropriate inpatient care;
licensing barriers; and
any other issues related to inpatient psychiatric treatment.
A leader in advocating for Arizonans with mental illness, Josh Mozell serves as the president of the Association for the Chronically Mentally Ill; is a past chair of Mental Health America of Arizona and the State Bar of Arizona Executive Council on Elder Law, Mental Health & Special Needs; and is a member of the Columbia University Global Mental Health Program executive committee and the Maricopa County Human Rights Committee.