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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.

Medical Director to offer expertise and support to other Mental Health Providers
Medical Director, Dr. Michael McNamara, will soon offer a weekly psychiatric consultation for Primary Care Providers (PCP) to discuss Medicine and Mental Healthcare: utilizing best practices; strengthening understanding of psycho-pharmacology pathways and levels of care.  This psychiatric consultation service is the result of cooperative efforts between The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester(MHCGM), Catholic Medical...Read More
Medicated Assisted Treatment Program to Expand with New Partnership
The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester has entered into a contractual agreement with Fusion Health Services, LLC of Manchester, NH to provide Medicated Assisted Treatments (MAT), which will enhance and expand current programs providing an integrated response to those who are struggling with substance misuse. The new treatment options will primarily be integrated for...Read More
Youth Mindfulness Expert to Present at Mental Health Symposium
The Mental Health Center is pleased to welcome author and psychologist Dr. Christopher Willard, as the presenter for the annual Mental Health Symposium scheduled for Wednesday, May 15th. Dr. Christopher Willard (PsyD) is a psychologist and educational consultant based in Boston specializing in mindfulness.  He has been practicing meditation for 20 years, and has led hundreds...Read More

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  • 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.
Patricia Carty, 2019 Outstanding Woman in Business
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester BY LIISA RAJALA – For 33 years, Patricia Carty has impacted countless lives in the greater Manchester area with her unparalleled care.  After graduating with a degree in psychology from the University of Vermont, Carty joined the team at The...Read More
NH Business Review Names Patricia Carty as a 2019 Outstanding Women in Business Award Recipient
Patricia is among six recipients to be honored at the 14th annual award reception on Feb. 13 Manchester, N.H. – The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester  announced that Patricia Carty, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer will be honored with a 2019 Outstanding Women in Business Award from NH Business Review. The annual...Read More
Mental health first aid’ course aimed at helping veterans
By SHAWNE K. WICKHAM New Hampshire Sunday News A few days before Veterans Day, the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester hosted a “mental health first aid” course, aimed at helping veterans who are struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental illnesses. Then came news that the gunman who fatally shot 12 people and...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.

NH to apply new ‘single portal’ approach to mental health
By SHAWNE K. WICKHAM New Hampshire Union Leader New Hampshire will have a single “portal” that residents can use to access services for both substance abuse and mental health issues. That’s part of the “new vision” outlined in the Department of Health and Human Services’ 10-year mental health plan, released on Wednesday. The product of...Read More
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