Sagamore Creek Bridge is Closed
For the next 13 months or so, the Sagamore Creek Bridge will be closed. Click HERE for alternative directions to reach SMHC’s Portsmouth office.
JFK’s Final Act Heeds 50 Years of Community Mental Health
On October 31, 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed into law the Community Mental Health Act to federally fund community mental health centers and research facilities devoted to the treatment of mental illness. It was the last legislation President Kennedy signed into law.
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Special issue of National Council Magazine, 50 Years, 50 Stories
About Seacoast Mental Health Center
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-designated 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.