nhdoti93: NH TRAFFIC ALERT: In Hooksett on I-93 NB the open road toll lanes are closed at the tolls. Keep right.
nhdoti93: NH TRAFFIC ALERT: In Hooksett on I-93 SB the open road toll lanes are closed at the tolls. Keep right.
JBlackmanCM: Hassan: Continuing the lawsuit would (likely) have cost the state millions... in legal fees & ... millions more/yr if (it) hadn't prevailed.
nhdoti93: NH TRAFFIC ALERT: I-293 southbound Manchester just south of The Mall of NH. Heavy Traffic. Stay Alert
JBlackmanCM: Some issues: endless wait times for fewer & fewer state psych beds, inadequate community resources leading to unnecessary hospitalizations.
JBlackmanCM: It put forth, in essence, that the state has been inadequately caring for people with a mental illness.
nhdoti93: NH TRAFFIC ALERT: I-293 southbound Manchester just south of The Mall of NH. Accident. Heavy Traffic. Expect Delays.
JBlackmanCM: Background: this was a massive lawsuit brought in 2011 by the Disabilities Rights Center, dozens of families & the federal DOJ.
JBlackmanCM: The changes will cost state an est'd $6M more thru biennium ending FY2015. Under settlement, it will pay plaintiffs $2.4 mill in legal fees.
JBlackmanCM: (2/2) ...beef up job/housing opps for people with mental illnesses; & divert more patients from the hospital to âcommunity-based services.â
JBlackmanCM: (1/2) Over 4 yrs, AG says, state will boost community treatment to 24hrs/day; create mobile crisis teams
JBlackmanCM: Attorney General announces settlement in massive New Hampshire mental health lawsuit.