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.

MHCGM takes home double Gold honors in Best of 603

The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester was recognized as the top vote-getter in two different categories in the Best of 603 campaign. In earning the most votes to achieve the #1 spot as the Best Nonprofit organization in the 603, the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester will receive radio advertising with The Manchester Radio... Read More

Inshape program adds new pilot program with bikes

The Inshape Program at the Mental Health Center is a best practice aimed at improving physical health and quality of life for individuals with severe mental illness through the promotion of exercise, a healthy diet, and community inclusion. Patients enrolled in this unique program, are introduced to many forms of exercise and healthy routines. Recently,... Read More

Saxena Advances to Medical Director

The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester is happy to announce the promotion of Ash Saxena, Ph.D. MD to Medical Director of The Center. Saxena will join Drs. Turnbull and McNamara in providing medical leadership to advance clinical programming, enrich alignment with our community healthcare partners while also supporting the entire medical staff of MHCGM.... 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.

UNH Manchester honors Rider with Granite State Award

At the Manchester ceremony celebrating 2020 graduates on Sunday, May 23, William Rider, president of The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester (MHCGM), was presented with a Granite State Award in recognition of his initiatives that have strengthened the center’s programs and workforce, increased its prominence as a research facility and expanded relationships with the... Read More

Cornell talks about Anxiety and Depression on 105.5 JYY

Rik Cornell, LICSW of The Mental Health Center talks with Nazzy at 105.5 JYY about Anxiety and Depression, particularly during the COVID pandemic. Watch the program here: JYY with Nazzy and Rik Cornell

Manchester’s LGBTQIA+ community to get affirming health care at ProHealth

The ProHealth Clinic in Manchester was accepted as a medical provider from the National LGBT Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute, Boston, for a 6-month training to better serve the LGBTQIA+ community. The Fenway Institute designed a curriculum to enhance current healthcare practices and increase staff knowledge to provide the best care possible to... 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.