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A journey through NH’s mental health system, part 1 of 3

By ROGER CARROLL, The Laconia Daily Sun
Granite State News Collaborative

Editor’s note: Laconia Daily Sun Managing Editor Roger Carroll experienced firsthand how the state’s mental health system works, and doesn’t work, when he went through a personal crisis recently and sought help. He writes about his experiences in three parts this week to shed light on that system and help remove the stigma surrounding mental health.

LACONIA – It was the week before Thanksgiving and my world had changed from that of a working journalist with the freedom to come and go as I pleased to being held in a locked psychiatric facility where staff checked on me every 15 minutes to make sure I was OK.

Read more at the Laconia Daily Sun.

Read Part two here.

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