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I Care NH
Mental Health & Wellness Initiative

I Care NH logoIf you or someone you know is struggling, help is available. I Care NH is all about helping people get to the mental health supports and services they need, before a time of crisis.

We can all make a difference by taking care of ourselves, reaching out to others, asking questions and listening to the answers, and knowing where to find help in New Hampshire.

Below you will find information about mental health and substance use support services, treatment and recovery resources, and crisis services.

I Care NH is a mental health and wellness initiative of the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services and the NH Suicide Prevention Council.

If you or someone you know needs help now, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or text HOME to 741741.

Mental Health Resources

  • See the list of Community Mental Health Centers to find mental health services in your region.
  • The national Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7 free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
  • NAMI-NH provides support, education, and advocacy for people affected by mental illness and suicide through support groups and educational programs.
  • Learn more about Peer Support Agencies in New Hampshire
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 or send a text to 838255.
  • The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. Call 1-866-488-7386.
  • Read the NH Suicide Prevention Council's Suicide Prevention Plan, 2021-2024 Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol.

Substance Use Resources

  • Call 211 or visit The Doorway NH to find substance misuse resources in your region
  • Go to the Recovery Hub to connect with peer support services in your region

Family Support Resources

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For Schools

  • Visit the Department of Education (DOE) Toolkits and Information:

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