The conversation around heroin addiction and recovery will continue at a public meeting concerning Hope for NH Recovery’s proposed Manchester Recovery Center on May 14 at 6 p.m. at 161 S. Beech St. in Manchester. READ MORE
Together, with Hope for NH Recovery, a coalition of community organizations are currently embarking on the creation of a blueprint for action based on a comprehensive approach to environmental strategies, prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery from substance use disorders in the Greater Manchester Region.
Overall, Manchester is facing the same heroin epidemic as many other communities in the United States. The higher than average fatality rate amongst drug users is certainly an alarming trend and one we hope to reverse as soon as possible. READ MORE
She enjoyed theater, fashion, reading – especially Harry Potter, and will always be remembered for fearless personality and her trademark red lipstick, rather than her struggle with addiction. READ MORE
Come and hear stories of survivors and learn how to tell if someone you know may be using drugs, and what local resources are available to help. Following the conversation, tour the exhibition and join Farnum clients celebrating the art they created in response to the art on view at the Currier.
Executive Director Grace Rosado says the sale is a win-win – shoppers get amazing bargains on beautiful dresses and gowns, and the refuge for women recovering from drug and alcohol addiction she runs with her husband, George, can go on. READ MORE
“No community is immune. No tragedy is mundane. No small-minded gesture will disable what lays in our path. Alcoholism and drug addiction destroys all kinds of relationships. I hope we have not gone too far. I hope you will help us as we seek to stem the tide.” READ MORE