The amended suit removed Gov. Chris Sununu as a defendant, but added Alexander de Nesnara, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at New Hampshire Hospital, and Robert MacLeod, the former Chief Executive Officer at New Hampshire Hospital.
Courts & Corrections
Disability Rights Center Opposes Building New Secure Psychiatric Forensic Unit
“These patients can be moved to a renovated wing of the New Hampshire Hospital…” said Andrew Milne.
OPINION: A Sister Speaks out About Secure Psychiatric Unit
I discussed that my brother is fed his meals daily through a mail slot and is only able to share a meal with others once a year at his Christmas party.
Legislation Addresses Mental Health Emergency Room Boarding Crisis
Sen. Tom Sherman: “This emergency measure will relieve pressure on our mental health system and help get patients the treatment they deserve.”
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Sununu Promises To Remove Secure Psychiatric Unit From Men’s Prison
“And this year, we will accomplish something frankly it has taken far too long to achieve – We WILL move the State Psychiatric Unit out of the State Prison and treat our patients with the dignity they deserve,” Gov. Sununu said.
Judge Appoints Free Lawyer For Prison Psych Unit Patient To Sue Sununu, NH Agencies
Attorney Robert S. Carey has agreed to represent Anthony Heath for free in his lawsuit against Gov. Chris Sununu, Corrections Commissioner Helen Hanks and Health and Human Services Commissioner Jeffrey Meyers.
Advocates Cross Fingers for NH Prison Psych Unit Reform
Gov. Sununu and his Democratic opponent, Molly Kelly, both recently voiced support for a new 100-bed forensic psychiatric hospital.
Business & Economy
NH Considers New 100-Bed Forensic Psychiatric Hospital
New facility would eliminate the Secure Psychiatric Unit at the men’s prison and reduce the number of patients waiting in emergency rooms for admission to the New Hampshire Hospital.
Health & Mental Health
Lakes Region Woman Insulted By Lawmaker’s Email About Secure Psychiatric Unit
New Hampshire is the only state to incarcerate civilly committed mentally ill patients who haven’t committed a crime with convicted criminals who are mentally ill.
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Hearing Set in Andrew Butler Case Even Though He Is Home in Hollis
The 21-year-old former high school star athlete is home, but under state’s control.