MHCGM Mental Health Laws and Legislation

NH Hospital Staffing Levels to be Reviewed

By Dan Touhy New Hampshire Union Leader The Governor and Executive Council approved an independent review of staffing levels at the New Hampshire Hospital on Wednesday as part of a settlement agreement with Dartmouth-Hitchcock over a contract dispute. The no-bid $85,000 contract with Joint Commission Resources will fund a review of the quality of care…Read More

Tides Turn for Mental Health Funding

By Dave Solomon State House Bureau When the current legislative session started in January, there were no ambitious plans to create new beds for mental health patients, add mobile crisis teams or create new community resources to ease the boarding of mental health patients in hospital emergency rooms. Despite years of reporting on the crisis…Read More

High Profile Legislation to Watch

Union Leader – July 1, 2017 The Other Laws to Watch for NH Impact – As Gov. Chris Sununu prepared to sign a bill granting grandparents “first-in-line” status when it comes to foster care for their own grandchildren, he pointed out that many bills work their way through the Legislature that don’t get the same attention…Read More