NH Dems building silos: Playing politics with psych unit
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Posted on 4/3/2019 by
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A point made recently about New Hampshire’s approach to the opioid crisis ought to be underlined in the new fracas about a secure psychiatric unit. In more than 30 years, a Nashua official said at a forum, he has never seen such a collaborative, break-down-the-silos effort among various agencies and groups.

In Concord, however, more effort seems to be dedicated to building political silos than in working toward solutions. When that threatens to upend a plan to, finally, end the prison-like housing of the severely mentally ill, it is more than a shame. It may well lead to more expensive lawsuits against the state.

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