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Suicide prevention bill: ‘People don’t know what teenagers are going through all the time’

Like most things, it is hard to spot mental illness or suicidal behavior if you have no experience or knowledge of the signs and symptoms. That is why if NH House Bill 652 becomes law, it will require the New Hampshire State Board of Education to mandate annual suicide prevention training for teachers and administrators in public schools. READ MORE

How did we get here? Diagnosing the behavioral health crisis in New Hampshire

In-patient services are not sufficient to treat the numbers of mentally ill experiencing crises who require them. Out-patient and support services at the community level are not sufficient to stem the numbers requiring inpatient care. And housing, employment and other support services are not sufficient to ensure inpatients can be safely returned to the community in a timely manner. READ MORE