Austin Brown

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PRESS RELEASE – Safety Video, Resources Shared with School Districts Across New Hampshire as Students Return to Classrooms (NH HSEM) [August 2022]

CONCORD, N.H. – On Monday, August 29, 2022, the New Hampshire Department of Safety and the New Hampshire Department of Education released a Back to School Safety video to school districts throughout the state.

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School Readiness Program (NH HSEM) [August 2022]

The School Readiness Program is responsible for working with public and non-public K-12 schools to provide assistance with reviewing their site-specific emergency operations plans, facilitating school-based trainings and exercises, conducting physical security assessments, and coordinating the NH School Safety Preparedness Task Force. Together these measures combined with industry best practices ensure New Hampshire schools are …

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Text to 9-1-1 (NH DESC) [June 2022]

Text-to-9-1-1 is FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY! Text to 9-1-1 Information Text-to-9-1-1 allows residents in dangerous situations who are unable to risk the noise of a call to send a text for help. This will help save lives and must be used responsibly. Texting should only be used when a voice call is not possible, as voice calls …

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Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Registration (NH DESC) [June 2022]

Why register AEDs? It is critical to make AEDs accessible in emergencies and NH state law (RSA 153-A:33) requires owners to register their devices with the Department of Safety within 30 days of acquisition. By registering new devices, it ensures AEDs will be accessible in emergencies and enables our 9-1-1 dispatchers to accurately direct callers to a nearby AED.

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School Reunification Game (NH HSEM) [May 2022]

The purpose of the School Reunification Game is to focus on current plans, policies, agreements, and procedures and discuss how participants would act during and following a particular incident. Problems are solved as a group.

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NH Rapid Response Access Point (NH DHHS) [May 2022]

If you or someone you care about is having a mental health or substance use crisis, NH Rapid Response Access Point offers a personalized, non-judgmental, and team approach to care – that you can access quickly. Visit NH988.com for more information.

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Archived Webinar: Understanding the Role of Teachers in Supporting School Safety Before, During, and After an Emergency (REMS TA) [May 2022]

This Webinar will highlight the role of teachers in supporting school safety at the local level.

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Webinar: Understanding the Role of Information Technology Specialists in Supporting School Safety Before, During, and After an Emergency (REMS TA) [April 2022]

View Recorded Webinar Who: Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance (REMS TA) Details of the webinar: The REMS TA Center hosted a Webinar to highlight the role of Information Technology (IT) Specialists in supporting school safety efforts at the local and state levels. During this Webinar, presenters discussed the importance of developing a …

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Office of Social and Emotional Wellness Toolkits (NHED) [August 2022]

The Office of Social and Emotional Wellness (OSEW) has created a portal on their website that holds wellness toolkits for educators. The intent of this portal is to provide educators with information about initiatives they offer, services provided, and to connect educators with resources in support of work in New Hampshire schools. Training toolkits were created …

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Overview of Resources Available (SchoolSafety.Gov) [May 2022]

The site serves as a one-stop access point for the American public and school communities
to find information, resources, guidance, and best practices on a range of school safety
topics and threats.

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