MHCGM Mental Health Laws and Legislation

MHCGM takes active role in Suicide Prevention

The month of September is Suicide Prevention Month and September 9-15 is nationally recognized as Suicide Prevention Week. This past year, The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester adopted a Suicide Prevention model and many initiatives are in place to help prevent and minimize future deaths by suicide in our communities. In New Hampshire, the…Read More

NH Received $10m Grant to integrate physical and mental health care for ages 16-35

CONCORD –  The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services has received funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to integrate physical and mental health care for young people with severe mental illness or severe emotional disturbance. The department will receive $10 million over five years to support ProHealth NH, a program…Read More

New Suicide Hotline Proposal Passes House Vote

Stephanie Pellitt, Policy Associate, National Council for Behavioral Health -The House has passed the National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act, a bill that could spur the development of a three-digit code (like 411 or 611) to act as a national suicide prevention hotline. The National Council for Behavioral Health and other bill supporters say a new three-digit code, specifically…Read More