Behavioral Health & Wellness Projects

START is a research-based model of services and supports for individuals with an intellectual/developmental disability (IDD) ages six and older who also have a mental health (MH) diagnosis or behavioral health needs.
Age Levels:
Adult, Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle/High School, Older Adult
Creating Connections NH is a federally-funded project to develop and implement a system of care for youth (ages 12-25) with Substance Use Disorders (SUD) and Co-occurring mental health disorders and SUD (COD).  Creating Connections NH is being implemented by the NH Bureau of Children’s Behavioral Health within the NH Department of Health and Human Services to develop, in collaboration with two pilot sites
Age Levels:
Middle/High School
"Education Revolution at Somersworth High School" Multi-tiered System of Support (MTSS) is a data-driven behavioral support and improvement framework that consists of three levels, each specifically designed to prevent disruption and address the behavioral support needs of students at risk of school failure: 
Age Levels:
Elementary, Middle/High School
New Hampshire Wraparound: Intensive Care Coordination Providing Hope for NH Youth with Emotional or Behavioral Challenges and Their Families
Age Levels:
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle/High School
Workforce development is a critical element in the creation and sustainability of an effective cross-sector, interdisciplinary System of Care for children and youth with behavioral health concerns and their families. The NH Children’s Behavioral Health Workforce Development Network was formed in 2009 with the specific task to develop Core Competencies.
The NH and ME Leadership in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Program (NH-ME LEND) is a collaboration among Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, the College of Health and Human Services at the University of New Hampshire, and the Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies/UCED at the University of Maine-Orono. The purpose of NH-ME LEND is to improve the health of children and youth with neurodevelopmental disabilities by preparing leaders to enter the field of maternal and child health.
Age Levels:
Early Childhood
RENEW is a structured school-to-career transition planning and individualized wraparound process for youth with emotional and behavioral challenges. 
Age Levels:
Middle/High School
TIPP is designed to prepare graduate social work and special education scholars in research-based practices and systems change strategies to improve outcomes for children and youth with significant support needs, including those with emotional and behavioral challenges, developmental and intellectual disabilities, autism, sensory, and other learning disabilities.  
Age Levels:
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle/High School
Kelsey Carroll has one goal--to graduate from high school. But there are plenty of reasons why she shouldn’t. She attends a school with one of the highest dropout rates in New Hampshire and has dealt with homelessness, abuse, self-mutilation, and ADHD. As a freshman, she didn't earn a single academic credit, but she did get suspended for dealing drugs. Who Cares About Kelsey? is the story of Kelsey's transformation from a defiant “problem student” to a motivated, self-confident young woman.
Age Levels:
Middle/High School