Fund the construction of a new Secure Psychiatric Unit
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For decades, New Hampshire’s approach to mental health services has consistently exposed the human and economic costs in not meeting basic needs to ensure that people get care that is both high quality and delivered with dignity. We would not stand for this type of delivery system to treat any other illness. This is a collective failure that rests with all of us. And so too, does the solution.
A comprehensive approach is needed to address the failures and shortcomings of the past. Yet, a solution to our state’s mental health crisis is within our grasp. Do we have the will to seize the opportunity for a comprehensive solution?