Mental Health News
Keeping you informed
Mental health research is always evolving, and we are dedicated to remaining at the forefront of the latest information to ensure we’re delivering the best treatment and services for our patients. On this page, we’ll share what’s happening and how we’re responding, to help keep you informed about the issues that matter to mental wellness.
News and Announcements
Click below to learn about our latest events and programs, and information about any changes to the treatments or services we offer.
Supports Added for High Risk Youth and AdultsA new Intensive Transition Team has been added as a service of The Mental Health Center, which will support high-risk children and adults who are discharged from local emergency rooms. The new team will serve as a “safety net” for certain target populations and will help to improve transitions of care from acute services to primary...Read More
Tewksbury to Headline Mental Health Dinner BenefitFormer MLB Pitcher, Bob Tewksbury will be the 2018 featured speaker at the 19th Annual Dinner and Awards benefit on Monday, October 22 for The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester. Mental Skills Coach and Author of “Ninety Percent Mental,” Bob will share his knowledge of what it takes for individuals or athletes to perform...Read More
Why Suicide?When someone dies as a result of suicide, people are often shocked and saddened. They wonder why, and what could have been done to stop it. Was anyone aware there was a problem? Why did the person not get help? The truth is that nearly most of us have had or will have thoughts of...Read More
We're In The News
We’re grateful for the community support that has allowed us to do what we do best.
- 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 Named the Category Favorite for Family Mental Health and Counseling Services by Parenting NH
- 2017 Business Excellence Award for Large NonProfit by New Hampshire Business Review
- 2007 Winner of the SAMHSA Science and Service Award
- 1998 Gold Award from the American Psychiatric Assoc.
Vote for Us as Family Favorite Mental Health CounselingFor the fifth straight year, The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester (along with Bedford Counseling Associates) has been nominated by Parenting NH as a Family Favorite in Mental Health Counseling. The magazine refers to the program as; an award program which offers our readers a chance to recognize the places, people and things that make...Read More
Optimism on NH’s opioid front lineby Shawne Wickham — It was a rare moment of optimism, amid all the bad news about the opioid epidemic, as leaders on the front line of the crisis gathered at Manchester Health Department Wednesday to talk about what’s going well. Dr. Joseph Pepe, president and CEO of CMC Healthcare System, said it will take a...Read More
Beyond the Stigma: 24/7 NH crisis response teams help prevent ER visitsBy Shawne Wickham — A client arrives for an appointment with his therapist, anxious and stressed. He has a history of suicidal thoughts and hasn’t been taking his medication, and the counselor decides it’s not safe for him to go home. Across town, a client at a health clinic for the homeless is having psychotic symptoms, and providers...Read More
Laws, Legislation and NH
While The MHCGM is a private nonprofit organization not funded by the state, changes to mental health laws and legislation can impact our practice. Click below to learn more about recent legislation.