211 NH is a statewide comprehensive, information and referral service. Specially trained Information and Referral Specialists are available to provide information regarding the most up to date resources 24 hours, 365 days a year. Multilingual assistance and TDD access are also available.
Greater Nashua – (603) 816-0101
Greater Manchester – (800) 688-3544
Greater Concord – (844) 743-5748
The Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) is a program accessible by individuals or families who are experiencing a mental health crisis and are in need of help. MCRT provides crisis intervention and counseling directly by several means, including by phone, at home and wherever a crisis occurs.
The Lifeline provides 24/7 free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
The 10 Community Mental Health Centers (CMHCs) in New Hampshire are private, not-for-profit agencies that have contracted with the NH Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Behavioral Health (BBH). They provide publicly funded mental health services to individuals and families who meet criteria.
NITEO is an intensive, one-semester program supporting young adults who live with a mental health condition to develop wellness tools, academic skills, resilience, and work-readiness. Since its inception in 2014, hundreds of students have graduated from the program and moved on to thrive in higher education and meaningful work.
HOPE is an early episode psychosis treatment program based in the Mental Health Center of Greater Nashua. It is a collaborative, team-based approach to care that includes case management, family education, individual therapy, medication management, and supported education and employment.
The Peer Support Agencies (PSAs) are located throughout New Hampshire. Peer support services are provided by and for people with a mental illness and are designed to assist people with their recovery. Peer support consists of supportive interactions based on shared experience and is intended to assist people to understand their potential to achieve their personal goals.
The Hearing Voices Network (HVN) USA is part of an international collaboration which incorporates a fundamental belief that the experience of hearing voices and other unusual or extreme experiences may be understood in a variety of ways. They incorporate the HVN approach to provide support, education, and training.
Callers are connected with, or can leave a message for, one of the trained NAMI NH staff. These individuals can help answer questions and provide specific information on NAMI NH programs and supports. They can also provide contact information for local community and national resources. Please note: This is not a hotline or a crisis service but is a phone line for families and individuals affected by mental illness/emotional disorders.
NAMI NH has built and helps maintain strong support networks throughout the state that are made up of people who have “been there”—they have personal experience with mental illness. Families and friends can participate in support groups that provide education and hope. There are also groups specifically for adults whose loved ones are experiencing psychosis. Learn more about the early psychosis Online Family Support Group and closed Facebook group.