Hospitals applaud $6M plan to expand psychiatric treatment
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Hoping to heal what he called “a festering wound in our state,” Sen. Tom Sherman, D-Rye, introduced sweeping legislation to address the crisis of mental health patients held in hospital emergency rooms across New Hampshire.

Twelve Senate Democrats signed on with Sherman to co-sponsor legislation that would divert $6 million from the state budget surplus to encourage the construction and staffing of mental health units at various hospitals.

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