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Advocates cross fingers for NH Prison psych unit reform

Sunday, September 23, 2018 Nancy West 0
The state is looking into building a 100-bed forensic psychiatric hospital to replace the prison unit and take the pressure off hospital emergency rooms where patients sometimes wait for weeks for a psychiatric bed. Gov. Chris Sununu and his Democratic opponent, Molly Kelly, both recently voiced support for the project after decades of inaction. READ MORE