Trust Based Relational Intervention TBRI® is an attachment-based, trauma-informed intervention that is designed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable children. TBRI® uses Empowering Principles to address physical needs, Connecting Principles for attachment needs, and Correcting Principles to disarm fear-based behaviors. While the intervention is based on years of attachment, sensory processing, and neuroscience research, the heartbeat of TBRI® is connection.
♦ Consulting – is available to any organization that is looking to implement trauma informed care giving into their work. Set up a free initial consultation to determine your needs.
♦ Caregiver Coaching – coaching sessions help reinforce the TBRI principles and help parents to regain a sense of hope which is integral to feeling content and successful as a parent. Coaching is available in home, or virtually through phone or video conferencing. An initial free consultation will help you determine the services that will meet your needs.
OCD NH is the official NH Affiliate of International OCD Foundation (IOCDF). OCD NH is proud to be part of this organization and will carry out the mission of IOCDF through programs at the local, community level. They are a non-profit organization and run entirely by volunteers. Please check their Facebook page and website regularly for events and programs in the NH area.
Mission: Educate the public and professionals about OCD in order to raise awareness and improve the quality of treatment provided; Support research into the cause of, and effective treatments for, OCD and related disorders; Improve access to resources for those with OCD and their families; and Advocate and lobby for the OCD community.
The International OCD Foundation’s website is packed with information and resources for families, professionals, and children that is tailored to support those between the ages of 2-21. There are helpful guides on how to talk to kids with OCD, personal stories from youth experiencing OCD, even interactive comics!
Greater Nashua Mental Health Center offers a Deaf Service Team of deaf and hearing counselors and case managers who are fluent in American Sign Language and knowledgeable about challenges related to deafness and hearing loss. These counselors can assist with a wide variety of mental health challenges and work all over the state. They assist adults, elders, couples and families, deaf or hard of hearing (HH) children, hearing children of deaf/HH parents.
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatricians can help manage children and adolescents with developmental and behavioral problems, while collaborating with your child’s primary care provider to provide exemplary care. Developmental and Behavioral Pediatricians evaluate and treat children with the following conditions:
⋅ Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
⋅ Autism Spectrum Disorders
⋅ Behavioral Difficulties of typically developing children
⋅ Behavioral and Emotional Disorders
⋅ Developmental Delays
⋅ Problems with Learning
⋅ Tic Disorders/ Tourette Syndrome
The Fifth Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) was released in May 2013, bringing with it several revisions to the criteria for the diagnosis and classification of mental disorders. One important change was for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) classifications. Under the new DSM-5 criteria, clinicians will diagnose individuals with a single umbrella diagnosis of ASD, rather than the four separate disorders that could be diagnosed under the DSM-IV: autistic disorder, Asperger’s disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified. The following website has select resources that network members have found to be helpful in understanding the changes to the new criteria.
The New Hampshire Association for Infant Mental Health (NHAIMH) disseminates information and provides education about research and evidence-informed practices to strengthen collaborative efforts in support of families with infants and young children. NH’s Regional Infant Mental Health Teams are independent entities addressing early childhood mental health needs in their communities. Contact information for each team is available on their website.
Founded by a group of people with OCD in 1986, the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) is an international not-for-profit organization made up of people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders, as well as their families, friends, professionals and others. Information for families and professionals. Their website offers information and referrals, educational materials and more.
SAMHSA was established in 1992 and directed by Congress to target effectively substance abuse and mental health services to the people most in need and to translate research in these areas more effectively and more rapidly into the general health care system. SAMHSA’s website has a wealth of information, publications and resources.
The Bureau of Behavioral Health (BBH) works to ensure the provision of efficient and effective services to those citizens who are most severely and persistently disabled by mental, emotional, and behavioral dysfunction as defined by NH laws and rules. To this end, BBH has divided the entire state into community mental health regions. Each of the ten regions has a BBH contracted Community Mental Health Center and many regions have Peer Support Agencies.