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Public health and social justice should be focus of NH marijuana legalization efforts, advocates say 
12-02-2023 2:53 AM


If New Hampshire chooses to legalize recreational marijuana, the focal point should be redirecting revenue from marijuana sales toward public health and social justice programs, mental health and public policy advocates said.“What we have to...

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Medical assistance in dying bill draws large turnout
02-08-2024 4:04 PM


People in wheelchairs, others relying on crutches, some facing terminal illness and some caregivers packed a hearing Wednesday for a bill that would allow medically assisted dying in New Hampshire.While most of the attendees expressed support for...

Vermont officials seek input on new mental health care model
01-04-2024 4:20 AM

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Vermont Department of Mental Health is seeking input into the idea of implementing the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics model in Vermont. The clinics provide holistic care for people of all ages and aim to...

Authorities: Trooper kills gunman who killed one at NH psychiatric hospital
11-17-2023 8:32 PM


The suspect and one victim are dead following a shooting Friday afternoon at New Hampshire Hospital, the state psychiatric facility on Clinton Street in Concord, authorities said.An emergency call about an active shooter came in at 3:38 p.m.,...

Dartmouth releases five-year plan to improve mental health and well-being on campus
10-25-2023 12:57 PM


HANOVER — Dartmouth College released a new strategic plan for mental health and well-being this week.The plan’s release follows President Sian Leah Beilock’s inaugural address last month in which she pledged to prioritize the issue.It outlines steps...

West Central Behavioral Health hires interim CEO
10-16-2023 2:55 PM

LEBANON — West Central Behavioral Health has hired an interim chief executive, according to a Monday news release.Alexander J. Horvath will serve as interim president and CEO while the Lebanon-based community based mental health center conducts a...

7 current, former surgeons general discuss mental health at Dartmouth event
09-29-2023 8:27 PM


HANOVER — Mental health is personal.When U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy asked the 1,000 people gathered in Dartmouth College’s Leede Arena on Thursday afternoon for a conversation on the “Future of Mental Health and Wellness” how many know someone...

Dartmouth develops initiatives to address students’ mental health
09-25-2023 2:09 PM


HANOVER — Students who are seniors now at Dartmouth College began their matriculation in the fall of 2020, amid strict COVID-19 protocols.Few of the college’s typical welcome traditions took place. Fall First-Year Trips were canceled, gatherings were...

NH programs allow kids to remain at home while accessing mental health care
06-02-2023 6:41 PM


Gavin Dubois sometimes doesn’t have the words to express how he feels. But when he picks up a pair of drumsticks, he can read his emotions as clearly as notes on a sheet of music. Amid the sounds of the snare, the melodies of his marimba, his rage...

Lebanon council backs grants for residential treatment facility
05-23-2023 1:34 PM

LEBANON — The Lebanon City Council last week unanimously granted its support to two grant applications that could yield as much as $1 million for a nonprofit aiming to establish a residential addiction treatment facility for mothers and their children...

Discussion about mental health and suicide to be held in Lyme
05-19-2023 8:47 AM

LYME — CommunityCare of Lyme is scheduled to host a community discussion of mental health and suicide on Sunday in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month.The event speakers include: Angie Raymond Leduc, manager of the Injury Prevention Center...

Early screening and education can prevent maternal mental health illness
05-16-2023 9:36 AM


Alison Palmer thought she had motherhood figured out after her first pregnancy.Her son Matt was a dream baby. He followed a predictable feeding schedule and slept on schedule like clockwork. But with her second son Ryan, it was completely different....

Agency offers resources for those struggling with alcohol use
04-20-2023 1:23 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Health Care and Rehabilitation Services of Southeastern Vermont, a nonprofit community mental health agency which provides support to people in Windsor and Windham counties, has services available for those who are struggling with...

$1M deal with state adds involuntary psych beds at DHMC
03-23-2023 5:01 PM


LEBANON — The New Hampshire Executive Council on Wednesday approved a $1 million contract for five new involuntary psych beds at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, according to a news release from the New Hampshire Department of Health and...

Center launches peer support program in Orange County
01-23-2023 6:08 PM

RANDOLPH — Clara Martin Center has announced a new peer support program.Through the program, developed as part of the Orange County mental health agency’s Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic expansion of services, people with their own lived...

In New Hampshire, 16% of police officers are trained to handle mental health emergencies
01-23-2023 4:35 PM


Just a fraction of the state’s police officers have completed training that is considered the “gold standard” for law enforcement to better respond to mental health emergency calls.About 16% of all 2,900 sworn police officers in New Hampshire have...

‘I didn’t realize the depth and scope’
01-03-2023 9:29 PM


NEWPORT — Former New Hampshire Supreme Court Chief Justice John Broderick Jr. has spent the past several years speaking with students throughout northern New England to help bring awareness to the warning signs of mental illness in an effort to...

Hiring challenges limit nonprofit’s ability to deliver dental care
01-01-2023 9:06 PM


SOUTH ROYALTON — HealthHub now has funds and equipment sufficient to double the dental care it was providing to school children in the White River Valley last year, but instead it has reduced the amount of care it is providing to just 20% of what it...

Campus deaths raise familiar questions
10-03-2022 3:48 PM


HANOVER — At the end of the second week of fall term classes, roughly 500 members of the Dartmouth College community gathered the evening of Sept. 23 in front of Baker-Berry Library to listen to the college’s president, chaplain and student leaders...

After three deaths of first-year students, Dartmouth tries to bolster mental health support
05-22-2021 12:22 AM


HANOVER — Dartmouth College officials on Friday said they are rolling back some COVID-19 restrictions in dorms to allow students more opportunities to socialize with each other following the third unexpected death this school year of a member of the...

Lawsuit against D-H dismissed
09-01-2020 1:17 PM


CONCORD — A federal court judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Dartmouth-Hitchcock brought by a physician who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and alleged that D-H discriminated against her when it fired her in 2015.Dr. Lacey Colligan...

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