Stories on heroin use in the city of Manchester, including the community’s efforts to turn things around and stop this epidemic from taking more lifes.
A USA Today article leans heavily on New Hampshire’s battle against the heroin crisis – and it’s “unconventional” Safe Station approach – to highlight a renewed strategy from the White House, which next week plans to up the ante by putting equal emphasis on prevention as well as treatment in the form of dollars and programs. READ MORE
Motivated, in part, by backlash following a political ad paid for by the Republican Senatorial Committee in which Crews calls out Gov. Maggie Hassan for “mishandling” the addiction crisis, Crews resigned her post earlier this week. READ MORE
New Hampshire was one of four states selected for the “Contract for Deed” pilot in the Single Family Housing program, which make USDA-held REOs available for qualified non-profits to purchase at below-market-rate costs in order to provide housing for homeless individuals recovering from substance misuse. READ MORE
The grant to expand medication-assisted treatment will go to Manchester Community Health Center and Harbor Homes Harborcare Health and Wellness Center to expand their provision of medication-assisted treatment services and partner with local substance use disorder and recovery support providers to provide patients access to care planning, coordination, and delivery of care. READ MORE
An exhibition of NH artist Anne Marie Zanfagna’s work will be shown at Congressman Frank Guinta’s Lowell Street office . During the exhibition the artist is scheduled to present an original work to another survivor of New Hampshire’s heroin crisis. READ MORE
After an ambitious launch and impressive outreach – helping to direct hundreds of “the sickest of the sick” to a pathway for recovery from addiction – a crisis shelter launched in April as Amber’s Place is weeks away from folding. READ MORE