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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.

Important new updates regarding our services and Covid-19
COVID-19 UPDATE 3/22/2020 The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester (MHCGM) Is working closely with Federal, State and local officials to make sure our services are safe for the patients we serve and our staff. We will be using all necessary precautions in that effort. MHCGM is OPEN!    We are providing needed services such...Read More
A Message to the public and our patients regarding COVID 19
The health and safety of patients, staff and associates of The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester are a top priority, and our thoughts are with those impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. At this time, our services will remain open to the public, but in so doing we have implemented a COVID-19 Emergency...Read More
May Fundraisers Rescheduled due to COVID-19
At The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester, the health and well-being of our patients, staff, associates, and communities is our top priority. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and we are committed to being responsive and pro-active as the situation continues to evolve. Please know that...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.
Mental Health Centers across NH are working very hard to maintain all services and access to care
IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kate Fleming The Dupont Group/ White Birch Communications 718-450-0646   New Hampshire Community Mental Health Centers Are Open Centers Are Responding To COVID-19 By Transitioning Services and Support to Telehealth, Telephone and Online The New Hampshire Community Behavioral Health Association (CBHA) is one of the many organizations around the state dealing with...Read More
Annual Benefit to Feature Olympic Figure Skater and Award Recipients
Journalist Shawne Wickham is the 2019 recipient of the Mental Health Center’s annual Wheelock-Nardi Advocacy Award.  Shawne has been telling the stories of Granite Staters for the New Hampshire Union Leader and Sunday News for more than 30 years. Her most recent assignment was a year-long, grant-funded project exploring solutions to the state’s mental health...Read More
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

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