For Immediate Release
Posted: September 08, 2023


Communications Director
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Governor Chris Sununu, Stakeholders Recognize Suicide Prevention Week

Concord, NH – Today, Governor Chris Sununu, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, NAMI New Hampshire, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, and other stakeholders recognized Suicide Prevention Awareness Week, discussed the community impact of NH Rapid Response/988, and launched a new public awareness campaign for behavioral health promotion.

"When we're talking about mental health and suicide prevention, we're talking about people," said Governor Chris Sununu. "New Hampshire has focused our efforts on implementing systems that meet the need of the individual. While we're recognizing Suicide Prevention Awareness Week, our efforts continue 365 days a year to put the community resources in place to reduce stigma and care for those in crisis."

A copy of Governor Chris Sununu's proclamation can be found here.