Category: Mental Health

This section provides mental health resources related to the safety and security of New Hampshire's schools.

Governor Sununu Signs SB 282, relative to suicide prevention education in schools [August 2019]

Senate Bill (SB) 282 directly relates to Recommendation 8 from the task force. Recommendation 8 calls for an increase and promotion of evidence-based best practice suicide prevention training in schools. The purpose of SB282 is to reduce the number of suicides in the school population by ensuring suicide prevention education and training is available. SB282 …

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Train-the-Trainer Classes (NH DOE)

This comprehensive 3-day training prepares individuals to train others in Youth Mental Health First Aid. We are actively expanding our instructor capacity and would love to have you join us if you have a passion for keeping NH’s youth healthy and empowering others to do the same. Educators and afterschool staff members, parents/guardians, health professionals, …

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Recognize the Warning Signs for Suicide to Save Lives! (NAMI NH) [May 2019]

Sometimes it can be difficult to tell warning signs from “normal” behavior, especially in adolescents. Ask yourself, Is the behavior I am seeing very different for this particular person? Also, recognize that sometimes those who are depressed can appear angry, irritable, and/or hostile in addition to withdrawn and quiet. Learn more about warning signs by …

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May Activity Calendar for NH (NH DOE) [May 2019]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Click the link below for an interactive activity calendar for NH students, teachers, families & communities.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (NH DOE) [May 2019]

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is a public education program that introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches adult individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Youth Mental …

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After a School Tragedy…Readiness, Response, Recovery & Resources (MHTCC) [April 2019]

From the document: This resource is designed to help schools better support students and families in the aftermath of violence  and trauma. We provide strategies to assist schools with readiness, response, and recovery to help a school community support resilience in the event of a tragedy. We offer places to turn for more resources. We …

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Suicide Prevention Resources for Parents/Guardians/Families (SPRC) [July 2017]

This sheet lists a selection of websites and online information sheets that have suicide prevention resources for parents, guardians, and other family members. The resources provide guidance on talking with your child if you think he or she may be at risk for suicide and on coping with a suicide attempt or death. A few …

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NH Senate Bill 11: Relative to “relative to mental health services and making appropriations therefor.” (NH Senate) [January 2019]

SENATE BILL 11 AN ACT relative to mental health services and making appropriations therefor. SPONSORS: Sen. Sherman, Dist 24; Sen. Rosenwald, Dist 13; Sen. Chandley, Dist 11; Sen. Levesque, Dist 12; Sen. Cavanaugh, Dist 16; Sen. Dietsch, Dist 9; Sen. Morgan, Dist 23; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist …

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A Comprehensive Technical Package for the Prevention of Youth Violence and Associated Risk Behavior (CDC) [2016]

10-Year Mental Health Plan (NH DHHS) [January 2019]

The Plan is the result of a robust feedback process that included input from hundreds of interested parties statewide through focus groups, workgroups, public sessions, and written comments. It takes a comprehensive and innovative approach to address the mental health needs of people across their life span.

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