May 24: ‘Families Coping with the Opioid Crisis’ public listening session by Catholic Charities

This Catholic Charities NH initiative focuses on addiction as a family disease.

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MANCHESTER – A team of Catholic Charities New Hampshire addiction counselors will present “Families Coping with the Opioid Crisis,” 6:30-8 p.m., May 24, at the Parish of the Transfiguration, 305 Kelley St., Manchester.

This Catholic Charities NH initiative focuses on addiction as a family disease. The counseling team relies on the medical model of addiction. Topics include addiction and the brain; enabling behavior; setting boundaries; and communicating with a loved one struggling with substance use disorder.

Family support group facilitators will offer personal accounts of loved one’s struggling with addiction.

Free. All welcome regardless of faith tradition.

For more information, contact 669-3030 or see

About Catholic Charities counseling services

When you need someone to talk to, someone who will listen, someone who can help…

Catholic Charities New Hampshire provides individual, marital, family and couples’ counseling, helping people with a variety of personal difficulties including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief and loss
  • Life adjustment issues
  • Drug and Addiction
  • Relationship problems
  • Stress

With the ultimate goal of improving quality of life, counseling helps people increase their self-esteem, cope more effectively with stress, and reduce isolation. It also helps individuals and families strengthen communication skills in order to build and sustain healthy relationships and live more satisfying lives.

Our counseling services are provided by clinical social workers and mental health counselors licensed by the Board of Mental Health Practice of the State of New Hampshire.

  • Most health insurances accepted
  • Sliding scale fees available