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Making Sense of Mental Health Care
We're evaluating Mental Health Care in New Hampshire. Once considered a model system, the state’s services have come under harsh scrutiny, prompting one group to sue on behalf of patients. State officials acknowledge problems but point to shrinking dollars, while lawmakers claim budgetary constraints that just won’t budge. We check up on what’s ailing this system and what might fix it.
Louis Josephson, CEO of Riverbend Community Mental Health in Concord and
Thomas Keane, Republican State Representative from Bow, who serves on the Finance Committee and has worked in behavioral healthcare field for many years.
We’ll also hear from
Nancy Rollins, Associate Commissioner of the NH Department of Health and Human Services.