You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.


Team to review mental health cases at Manchester hospital

Continue reading below

Governor Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire said she has asked a former state Supreme Court justice to lead a team to review concerns raised by recent incidents in Manchester involving patients with acute mental illness. The team led by former justice Joseph Nadeau, who chairs the state’s Board of Mental Health Practice, also will look at ongoing strains caused by mental health patients awaiting care in emergency rooms. The review team will look at individual incidents at Elliot Hospital, as well as the broader questions raised by the incidents, such as which resources are being used and how psychiatric patient emergencies are handled. In the most recent incident, a patient attacked a security guard at the hospital last month.

Loading comments...
Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
Please enter a valid email will never post anything without asking.
Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of