Governor Maggie Hassan Appoints Team to Look into Mental Health Services

hassan2Governor Maggie Hassan announced on Monday she has asked former Supreme Court Justice Joseph Nadeau to lead a Sentinel Event Review team to address concerns raised by recent incidents in Manchester involving patients with acute mental illness, as well as the ongoing strains caused by mental health patients awaiting care in emergency rooms.
Justice Nadeau, who currently chairs the state’s Board of Mental Health Practice, will lead the review with the support of Dr. Alexander P. de Nesnera, from the Geisel School of Medicine and the Associate Medical Director of the New Hampshire Hospital, and Senior Assistant Attorney General Michael Brown.

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