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Possible Lessons from Newtown: Mental Health


Though it’s unclear what motivated the shootings, many say mental health care can be a line of defense in preventing tragedies. But in the Granite State, these services have been cut and a new report says the system is in “crisis”. As part of a three day series on possible lessons from Newtown, we look at the conversation around mental health.


  • Robert Murray – Psychiatrist, vice president, and medical director of  Riverbend Community Health in Concord
  • Ken Norton – Special projects director for the New Hampshire chapter of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
  • Nancy Rollins – Associate Commissioner in the division of community based services at New Hampshire’s department of health and human services

We'll also hear from

  • Chuck Morse – Republican state senator from Salem, chair of the senate finance committee