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NH DHHS Announces Public Meeting in Conway on Proposed Alternative Treatment Center Therapeutic Cannabis Dispensary
February 6, 2019 - DHHS has announced a public meeting regarding a proposed Alternative Treatment Center (ATC) therapeutic cannabis dispensary in Conway, NH, to be operated by Sanctuary ATC. This proposed dispensary location is responsive to Legislative intent and designed to increase patient access to the State’s Therapeutic Cannabis Program (TCP).
NH in Early Stages of Hepatitis A Outbreak
February 5, 2019 - The DHHS Division of Public Health Services is announcing a significant increase in the number of individuals in New Hampshire diagnosed with hepatitis A. Over the past three months, 13 new individuals have been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A infections, including 7 in January, compared to an average of 6 – 7 people annually (range of 1-10 cases annually) over the past five years.
NH DHHS Reschedules January 29th Portsmouth Public Forum for Granite Advantage Health Care Program
January 28, 2019 - DHHS has announced that a public forum in Portsmouth for the Granite Advantage Health Care Program, originally scheduled for Tuesday, January 29, has been rescheduled due to expected inclement weather.
Governor's Press Release: Governor Sununu and NH DHHS Releases 10-Year Mental Health Plan
January 23, 2019 - DHHS is releasing the 10-Year Mental Health Plan. The Plan provides innovative models to meet the evolving needs of individuals and families and the increasing complexity of New Hampshire's mental health system. It is the culmination of a robust stakeholder engagement process that included input from hundreds of interested parties through focus groups, workgroups, public sessions, and written comments.
DHHS Announces Early Issue of February Food Stamp Benefits
January 15, 2019 - DHHS has announced that food stamp beneficiaries will have access to their February benefits earlier than usual. February benefits will be available to eligible food stamp households beginning January 20, instead of the regular availability date of February 5th.
Assistive Technology Firm ATECH to Wind Down Operations
January 3, 2019 - ATECH Services, an assistive technology company operated by Crotched Mountain Foundation, has informed the NH Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that it will discontinue operations by February 28, 2019.
Public Forums Announced to Introduce the Doorway-NH
December 28, 2018 - Today, Governor Chris Sununu and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) released the dates and locations for a series of public forums to introduce “The Doorway-NH,” the hub and spoke model that will transform the system serving individuals with a substance use disorder (SUD). Each public forum will be hosted by the Doorway in each of nine regions across the State.

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