The New Hampshire State Prison for Men is the state's oldest prison facility. The original state prison was built in 1812. A new facility was constructed in 1878. Following extensive renovations and new construction in the 1980's, this facility remains in use today. The NH State Prison for Men is a multi-security level male only facility with the capacity of 1,205. Secure Psychiatric Unit is also on the grounds.
Education - The GraniteStateHigh School is recognized by the New Hampshire Department of Education as its own school district. Inmates can obtain their diploma or their GED.
Vocational Education - Information Technology, auto mechanics, small engine repair, auto body repair technology, horticulture, food service management, business education, and building trades.
Life Skills - Peer Exchange group, anger management, parenting, domestic violence, alternatives to violence, mediation, stress control, AA/NA, aid to incarcerated marriages, and cognitive problem solving.
SPU is a 60 bed unit established in 1985 by state statute to house and treat a mixed population of severely mentally ill persons. The residents include mentally ill prison inmates, mentally ill jail inmates, criminal and civil committees.
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