Senate passes children's mental health bill

The New Hampshire Senate has approved a bill aimed at strengthening the state’s comprehensive system of care for children with mental health problems.

The state in recent years has been moving toward a system that emphasizes family-driven, community-based services coordinated across child protection, juvenile justice and other systems. The Senate on Thursday passed a follow-up bill, the centerpiece of which is the creation of mobile crisis teams for children within an hour’s reach statewide.

Senate passes bill mandating child welfare system improvements

The Senate unanimously passed a bill Thursday that would mandate significant improvements to the state’s child welfare system, which legislators described as recovering from a state of disrepair.

Senate votes on school safety, mental health bills

The New Hampshire Senate gave preliminary approval Thursday to a batch of bills addressing safety and mental health in schools.

Testify on the State Budget

NH lawmakers are currently weighing the state budget. Show up to ask them to fund an integrated and comprehensive system of care that includes statewide access to mobile crisis services!

Budget Hearings:

Laconia: Monday, March 11th, 5:00 p.m.
Lakes Region Community College
379 Belmont Road, Laconia