West Central Behavioral Health opened a new location in Claremont this month to provide expanded substance use services for people coping with opioid, alcohol, and other addictions. The added outpatie...
For National Mental Health Awareness Month, AVA Gallery teamed up with West Central Behavioral Health for a juried community art exhibition and poetry reading on the theme: Hope, What Brings You Light and Lifts You Up? (58-minute video) May 14, 2022
Sue Etkind of Eastman Cares hosts Roger Osmun, PhD and Bill Metcalf, LICSW of West Central for a talk on "New Hampshire's Rapid Response Access Point and Mobile Crisis Response Initiative: A New Model for Crisis Services Delivery Statewide." (59-minute video) February 11, 2022
JYY 105.5 video with NH Community Behavioral Health Association including Dave Celone, director of development & external relations for West Central discussing the multitude of career paths available in community mental health. October 21, 2021.
NBC5 News video and transcript shows our CEO & President, Roger Osmun, PHD, Lebanon Police Chief Phil Roberts, and Carol Furlong of Elliott Hospital in Manchester discussing COVID's tragic impact and the need for our newly implemented mobile crisis response teams to save lives in times of crisis and help people recover.
Zoom video of 2021 West Central Awards Ceremony with award winners Michael Whitman of Lyme, NH and Shawn Cornell of Newport, NH, along with award presenters Pete Bleyler, West Central Board Chair, and Roger Osmun, PhD, West Central CEO/President. (17-minute video. Passcode kCX^2vY%) June 28, 2021
YouTube video of AVA Gallery /West Central collaborative art exhibition and talk by Julie Puttgen MFA, MA, CMHC of the Center for Integrative Health and Anna West MA, LCMHC of West Central on art, art therapy, and mental illness during the pandemic. Produced for Mental Health Awareness Month 2021. (44-minute video) May 15, 2021.
YouTube video of Erin Barnett, PhD of West Central with Visiting Nurse & Hospice of VT & NH on managing children's anxiety in the midst of a pandemic. Produced for Mental Health Awareness Month 2021. (38-minute video) May 14, 2021.
Zoom Podcast Substance Use During the Pandemic, and How to Recognize and Address Substance Use in Teens with Nick Thelen, Director of Substance Use Services and David Chmielecki, Master Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, moderated by Chris Seibel of Hanover High School. (25-minute video) December 22, 2020.
Former NH Supreme Court Chief Justice, The Honorable John Broderick, receives the 2020 Lilla McLane Bradley Award for Mental Health Development from West Central Board Chair, Pete Bleyler (8-minute video) –November 23, 2020.
Zoom Podcast Mental Health During the Pandemic: Clinician Views from the Front Lines with Chris Seibel of Hanover High School as the moderator, and Erin Barnett, PhD and Melissa Baker, LICSW of West Central Behavioral Health as guest speakers - November 18, 2020.
Concussions, suicide, and mental health Zoom panel session with Diane Roston, MD, West Central's medical director as hosted by Northern Stage. October 25, 2020.
Marijuana and the Teenage Brain with Diane Roston, MD of West Central Behavioral Health and Dr. Alan Budney, PhD of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. (34 minute podcast) Interviewed by: Chris Seibel of Hanover High School and Katie McDonnell of West Central Behavioral Health March 2, 2020.
Trauma Informed Care: How Adverse Childhood Experiences Impact Teen and Adult Physical & Emotional Health with Erin Barnett, PhD of West Central Behavioral Health (21 minute podcast) Interviewed by: Chris Seibel of Hanover High School’s “Insight Podcast” and Katie McDonnell of West Central Behavioral Health February 27, 2020.
On Mindfulness with Angela Krapovicky, MA, LCMHC of West Central Behavioral Health (26 minute podcast) Interviewed by: Chris Seibel of Hanover High School's "Insight Podcast" and Katie McDonnell of West Central Behavioral Health - February 25, 2020.
A Closer Look by CATV8 with Diane Roston, MD, West Central's medical director, speaking about issues impacting mental health and West Central's role in the community (30 minute video). Interviewed by: Dave Celone, West Central's director of development & community relations - February 20, 2020
How to Be a Happier Parent with K J Dell'Antonia, author of How to be a Happier Parent: Raising a Family, Having a Life, and Loving (Almost) Every Minute (34 min podcast) Interviewed by: Chris Seibel of Hanover High School's "The Impact" and Katie McDonnell of West Central Behavioral Health - February 17, 2020
Mental Health First Aid with Nancy Nowell, PhD, and Katie McDonnell of West Central Behavioral Health (26 min podcast) Recorded by Chris Seibel of Hanover High School - November 8, 2019
Former NH Supreme Court Chief Justice John Broderick of Dartmouth-Hitchcock (7 min video)
Changing the Conversation on Mental Health - May 1, 2019