House approves children’s mental health bill
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A bill aimed at strengthening New Hampshire’s comprehensive system of care for children with mental health problems has moved another step forward.
The state in recent years has been building a system that emphasizes family-driven, community-based services coordinated across child protection, juvenile justice and other systems. The House on Wednesday passed a follow-up bill, the centerpiece of which is the creation of mobile crisis teams for children within an hour’s reach statewide.