NH4Youth Blog

Lawmakers are debating SB 14, a high priority to support children with behavioral health needs in New Hampshire. Soon, the full NH House of Representatives will vote on the bill. Representatives need to hear from their constituents about the importance of SB 14. Call your representative today!

NH lawmakers are currently weighing the state budget. Show up to ask them to fund an integrated and comprehensive system of care that includes statewide access to mobile crisis services!

Budget Hearings:

Mobile Crisis Services are evidence-based, cost-effective supports that give New Hampshire children what they need, when they need it.

This week, as a member of the Juvenile Reform Project, a coalition of the Collaborative, New Hampshire Legal Assistance, ACLU of New Hampshire, Disability Rights Center - NH, and Waypoint, we released Keeping Kids in School: The Urgent Need for Reform of School Discipline in NH.

New Hampshire is struggling with ongoing substance misuse, mental health, and child protection crises, all of which are drastically impacting our children. The lasting impacts of trauma cannot be overstated. As we continue to allow these crises to devastate our kids, we are putting them at further risk for developing behavioral health challenges.