From the Blog

Earlier this week, the Senate Education Committee, in a 3-2 vote, voted to strike down SB 431, a critical bill which allows schools and organizations to collect the data necessary to comply with federal prevention grants, including those utilized for the system of children's behavioral health care.

The Children's Behavioral Health Collaborative (CBHC) supports state-level policy changes to transform New Hampshire's current mental health and substance use disorder system into an integrated, comprehensive system of care that is family driven and youth guided, community-based, and culturally and linguistically competent. As we begin the 2018 legislative session, multiple bills are up for debate which will have incredible consequences for Granite State youth and families.

In The News

New Hampshire has made “important incremental improvements” in establishing a system of care for children with behavioral health needs, though significant gaps in services remain, according to an annual progress report issued by the state.