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A Progress Report on N.H.'s Mental Health Settlement

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A year ago, New Hampshire reached a huge legal agreement with those who sued and won, over the poor state of mental services.  Now, a year later a court-ordered report finds progress lagging, on most measures but also praises the state’s commitment by the state to follow through.  We’ll get the details.


  • Amy Messer – legal director of New Hampshire’s Disabilities Rights Center. She was a key player in litigating the mental healthcare settlement.
  • Ken Norton – executive director of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill in New Hampshire
  • Jack Rodolico – health and science reporter for NHPR
  • Nick Toumpas – Commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
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