News to Know

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.

Psychling for Mental Health off to Great Start
CentiMark Corporation Project Manager, Shawn Knightly presented a check for $5100 to President and CEO, William Rider and Facilities Director, Mark McSweeney in support of the Annual Psychling for Mental Health fundraiser, which will be held in September. Each year staff members and friends of The Mental Health Center ride up to 100 miles in...Read More
Award Recognition for The Center and Mobile Crisis Response Team
The New Hampshire Institute of Art announced that The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and the Mobile Crisis Response Team will be the 2017 recipient of the President Community Partner Award. The award is for a non-profit organization who has enhanced the quality of life in the community in meaningful and measurable ways and...Read More

In The News

We’re thrilled to share some recognitions and awards our practice has received, and we’re grateful for the community support that has allowed us to do what we do best.

  • 2016, 2015 and 2014 Named the Family Favorite in Mental Health and Counseling Services by Parenting New Hampshire
  • 2007 Winner of the SAMHSA Science and Service Award
  • 1998 Gold Award from the American Psychiatric Association
Veterans Healthcare: Roundtable Discussion with Senator Shaheen
Manchester, NH – The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester hosted a roundtable discussion on Friday, May 12 with Senator Jeanne Shaheen regarding Veterans Healthcare. Members of the panel included Nick Tolentino, Combat Veteran; Mark Boegel, MHCGM Military Liaison; Suellen Griffin, West Central Behavioral Health CEO and NH Community Behavioral Health Association President; Peter Evers,...Read More

Laws and Legislation

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 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