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Grading the States 2006: New Hampshire


Report Card

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Recovery Supports:


Spending, Income, & Rankings



National Rank

Per Capita Mental Health Spending



Per Capita Income



Total Mental Health Spending (in millions)



Suicide Rank

Recent Innovations

  • A culture of rehabilitation and resilience
  • Peer Support Agencies
  • Medication prior authorization that works
  • Supported employment
  • Care Models for physical illnesses

Urgent Needs

  • Jail diversion services
  • Increased community resources - Community Mental Health Centers and housing
  • Evidence-based practice backup plan if Medicaid support falters
  • Reconnection by leadership to advocates and to Dartmouth

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More Information

Grading the States 2006: New Hampshire - Narrative
Read the full narrative from NAMI's report on New Hampshire's health care system for serious mental illness

Grading the States 2006: New Hampshire - Score Card
View the details of how New Hampshire scored on the criteria used by NAMI in evaluating its health care system for serious mental illness.

Other Resources

Grading the States 2009

State & Local NAMIs
NAMI has a state organization in every state and over 1,000 local affiliates. Connect with the NAMI nearest you, and find out how you can get involved.

Grading the States 2006 Online Discussion
Share your comments, reactions, personal stories and ideas around NAMI's report on the state of America's health care system for serious mental illness.

News Coverage

N.H. tumbles in national rankings of mental health care
News of NAMI's Grading the States 2006 report from the Portsmouth Herald - NH.

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