SMHC’s Mission

To provide a broad, comprehensive array of high quality, effective and accessible mental health services to residents of the eastern half of Rockingham County.

Founded in 1963…

…to address the mental health care needs of the New Hampshire Seacoast, Seacoast Mental Health Center (SMHC) is one of ten state-designatedexeteroffice community mental health centers (CMHCs) in New Hampshire. As a CMHC, we are mandated to provide evaluation to children, adolescents and families, the elderly, and the severely and persistently mentally ill regardless of their ability to pay.

Governed by a board of directors, our mission is to provide a broad, comprehensive array of high quality, effective and accessible mental health services to residents of the eastern half of Rockingham County.


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