Behavioral Health Work Group

The Behavioral Health Work Group efforts focus on Suicide Prevention, Substance Misuse Prevention, and Mental Health.  As improvement initiatives are implemented, information and resources will be available on this page.


  • Local Substance Misuse Coalition representatives
  • Local medical providers
  • School Counselors/SAU representatives
  • Public Safety
  • Members from the New Hampshire branch of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
  • Peer groups and other community organizations


The work group goals are:
  • Increase awareness of suicide prevention, indicators, and prevention resources in the GNPHR.
  • Conduct a comprehensive analysis of the mental health system capacity in the GNPHR, including gaps/needs, identifying mental health resources, and indicating priority areas for improvement.
  • Decrease substance misuse in the GNPHR.


Lisa Vasquez
Substance Misuse Prevention Coordinator
City of Nashua
Division of Public Health and Community Services

Presentations & Resources