mental health funding
Date: 
Apr 12, 2017

In March, it was reported that New Hampshire reached a record high with 68 people waiting for an open bed at the state psychiatric hospital in Concord.

emergency hospital in-patient mental health treatment
Date: 
Apr 27, 2017

This week the Senate Health and Human Services Committee heard testimony on a bill amendment that would increase in-patient treatment options for individuals in mental health crisis in New Hampshire. 

mental health and child abuse
Date: 
Jun 14, 2017

On Wednesday, June 14 Governor Chris Sununu will sign a bill that aims to increase protections for children and people with mental illness in New Hampshire.

study committee
Date: 
Jul 10, 2017

When faced with a complex issue, the New Hampshire Legislature will often vote to create a committee to study the issue.  After meeting over the summer and fall, the committee is responsible for recommending any bills the following year.

Here is a summary of some of the major issues committees will consider this summer.

mental health services and treatment
Date: 
Aug 21, 2017

The state budget passed this June added funding for mental health services in New Hampshire.  However, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has extended the deadline for proposals to provide some of those services because they did not receive enough applications.

The Legislature provided funding for:

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