A Century of Service In and We’re Just Getting Started
Since 1920, Greater Nashua Mental Health has been providing vital community services to residents and families in the greater Nashua region. Our mission: empowering people to lead full and satisfying lives through effective treatment and support.
In the almost 100 years since we first opened our doors, we’ve seen a lot of progress – and the results can be seen in all that we’ve accomplished to aid our community, and where we stand today as it relates to providing mental health services to our neighbors in need.
Service By the Numbers
The following statistics refer to the numbers served by specific programs during FY20 (7/1/19 – 6/30/20).
- 1,143 – Individuals received Adult Outpatient Services
- 1,749 – Individuals were served through our Child, Adolescent & Family Services programs
- 340 – Individuals were seen by Older Adults Services
- 565 – Individuals received Emergency Services
- 278 – Individuals received Supported Employment Services
- 1,765 – Individuals were served by our Community Support Services
- 210 – Adults received Substance Use Disorder Services
- 68 – Individuals, including children, adults and families, received Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
- 80 – Individuals were served in our Drug Court Treatment Program
- 45 – Individuals were served by our Homeless Outreach Engagement Services
- 257 – Individuals received services in our Mental Health Court Program
- 100 – Individuals served in our Housing Program
- 1,163 – Individuals were served through our Intake and Assessment services
The numbers above represent the fact that many clients receive several different services, in order to meet their individual needs.
Communities We Serve
Greater Nashua Mental Health Center serves the Greater Nashua Region, which includes 10 towns. In the past fiscal year, we served a total of 4,602 unique clients as follows:
- Amherst – 63
- Brookline – 40
- Hollis – 36
- Hudson – 367
- Litchfield – 60
- Mason – 4
- Merrimack – 208
- Milford – 238
- Mont Vernon – 13
- Nashua – 2,409
- Other Areas – 226
- Unknown – 938 *
* this number represents individuals who participated in programs for which we do not collect demographic information.
The Greater Nashua Mental Health is committed to staying abreast of the emerging research and evidence-based treatments and will soon be launching integrated treatment options in close partnership with other area healthcare professionals in our community.
If we are going to be successful in meeting the demands of the 21st century, we must adapt and change our practices to meet the emerging challenges. One of our greatest challenges, however, will be to move a system of regulations and reimbursement for care that was created back in the 20th century to support the new advancements in care. Not all change moves at the same pace but there is movement and there is hope on the horizon.