Safe Station visits hit all-time high, city’s OD rates lowest since 2015

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MANCHESTER, NH – Manchester Fire Department recently released updated numbers from its Safe Station program, indicating that visits to the city’s fire stations by those seeking help with addiction were the highest tracked to date, and that overdoses are down.

For the first time since December 2015 overdoses in Manchester are below 50, at 48. August 2016 saw the highest number of visits through Safe Station, with 139 visits.

“This information is reassuring because it shows that the initiatives Manchester has put forward, and the community programs we are supporting are having an effect,” said Mayor Ted Gatsas.

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