Mental Health Stories

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Baby on the way or already born? Support is all around

Dartmouth Health shares information and resources to help with the "baby blues," feeling sad or anxious before or after having a baby.

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Leadership from Dartmouth Health and DHMC cut the ceremonial ribbon for the newly expanded emergency department.

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center marks grand opening of expanded emergency department, prioritizing behavioral, geriatric health patients

Newly-constructed unit will open to patients on September 15, 2022.

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New medication for treatment-resistant depression now available at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

The Mood Disorders Consultation Clinic at DHMC is now able to offer esketamine nasal spray, also known by its brand name Spravato®, to patients with treatment-resistant depression.

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A "Worry Session” Can Help You Sleep Better, D-H Psychologist Says

Taking time to write down your worries can be incredibly effective, says Stephen T. Cole, PhD.

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CHaD Webinar with Child Anxiety Expert to Offer Parents Tools in Helping Kids with their Mental Health

Anxiety in kids reaching new heights during COVID-19 pandemic

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Federal Grant to Fund Program for New Hampshire Behavioral Health Workforce Training, Improving Access in Rural Communities

Three-year grant totals $1.365 million

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Helping a Loved One in Mental Health Crisis Can Be Difficult. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Webinar will Offer Tips on How to Give Support

This virtual event will feature John Broderick, Senior Director of External Affairs at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health and former Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court, and Bernie Seifert, LICSW, Director of Adult Programs at NAMI New Hampshire.

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Brianna Henault, David Eiler and Julia Knight

Hope for Depression Treatment: Non-invasive TMS Proving Effective

A breakthrough non-medication treatment for depression, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), has proven effective in half of patients—providing symptomatic relief even when other treatments fail.

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William C. Torrey, MD

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Psychiatry Chair and Team Receive Prestigious Colombian National Academy of Medicine Award

William C. Torrey, MD, along with a team of investigators, assessed the impact of building a primary care infrastructure to support research capacity, as well as sustainability of the new service delivery model in Colombia.

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Kids sitting in a classroom.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health Panelists Offer Advice on How Parents and Students Can Combat Feelings of Anxiety This School Year

In “Returning to the Classroom: Excitement and Anxiety,” D-H’s John Broderick is joined by a NH high school principal a student and a parent of young children

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