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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.

MHCGM Welcomes New Medical Staff
Over the last several months, The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester has actively recruited nurses and doctors to support growing programs and needs of the community. We are pleased to welcome Ashwini Saxena, MD, PhD who will serve as Psychiatrist with our Medication Services and Community Support Services Programs, and Rose Ehret, MD who...Read More
Multiple Grants Awarded to the Manchester Mental Health Center
To Expand Medicated Assisted Treatment Programs & Opioid Use Disorder Services The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester (MHCGM) is the recipient of two large grants from The State of New Hampshire and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) designed to address unmet treatment needs, reduce opioid overdose deaths and increase access...Read More
Olympic Skater Gracie Gold to Speak at Mental Health Dinner Benefit
In February 2017, Olympic figure skater Gracie Gold, who had been thrilling fans with her on ice skill and who helped Team USA win a bronze medal in the Winter Games Sochi 2014, appeared on NBC’s Today Show and shared her personal struggle with mental illness. “I was ‘America’s sweetheart’ or I was ‘the golden...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.
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
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

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