Team to review July discharge of patient, suicide

Published: 9/5/2016 11:27:49 PM

New Hampshire’s health commissioner says a team will review the discharge of a New Hampshire Hospital patient who committed suicide hours later on July 27.

The group plans to report its finding to Commissioner Jeffrey Meyers, then the department will issue a report on the group’s recommendations.

The team’s members include James Duggan, a retired state Supreme Court justice, and Kevin O’Brien, former assistant commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Safety.

Others include Susan Wehry, a Vermont psychiatrist and former commissioner of the Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living; James Leary, a New Hampshire Circuit Court justice; and Jill Desrochers, assistant attorney general.

Associated Press

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