Category: Mental Health

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

Bureau of Student Wellness & Nutrition Newsletter (NH DOE) [June 2022]

Click here to view their newsletter online The New Hampshire Department of Education Office of Social and Emotional Wellness has begun posting their newsletters online. These newsletters are published regularly with information about upcoming trainings, conferences, and other important updates. Click here to sign up to receive their newsletter

Professional Development Summer Series (NH DOE) [June 2022]

Click here to register After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Free: Session One: Introduction to Trauma Responsive Classrooms Participants will receive an overview and definition of trauma, examine key principles of the trauma-responsive approach, and reflect on how to apply universal strategies in the school setting. June 29th, …

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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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Office of Social and Emotional Wellness Toolkits (NH DOE) [May 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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Responding to Critical Incident In Schools – A Behavioral Health Plan (NH DHHS) [November 2021]

NH School Safe: Threat Assessment Micro-grant (NH Department of Education) [October 2021]

This program is “designed to improve school security by providing students and teachers with the tools they need to recognize, respond quickly to, and prevent acts of violence.”

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A Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention (Suicide Prevention Resource Center) [July 2020]

Strategies, Programs, and Practices to Consider Effective suicide prevention is comprehensive: it requires a combination of efforts that work together to address different aspects of the problem. The model above shows nine strategies that form a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention and mental health promotion. Each strategy is a broad goal that can be advanced through …

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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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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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