Heroin Crisis in Manchester

Teen Challenge: Divine intervention from addiction

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 Carol Robidoux 0
Teen Challenge, a faith-based recovery program, has expanded from a minimum stay of 12 months, to 15 months, with the newly added three-month aftercare program, which ensures participants leave with a job, money in the bank, transportation, and a place to live. READ MORE
Heroin Crisis in Manchester

Bedford Police to host substance abuse forum Nov. 10

Monday, November 2, 2015 Carol Robidoux 0
Heroin and prescription drug abuse have reached epidemic proportions in the state of New Hampshire, and Bedford families are suffering as well. Join the Bedford Police Department for a community discussion about the threat posed by substance abuse, particularly heroin and prescription drug abuse, and what is being done and what still needs to be done to effectively address this threat. READ MORE
Heroin Crisis in Manchester

Donations exceed initial goal for Alex Ray $100K Challenge for Recovery; new partners up the ante

Thursday, October 22, 2015 Carol Robidoux 0
All gifts received will help increase the number of treatment beds by 62 at Easter Seals NH, which has been on the front lines of this battle and is committed to supporting people in need, through substance abuse treatment programs at the Farnum Center in Manchester, and Farnum North in Franklin. With New Hampshire ranking 49th in access to treatment for substance addiction, and heroin use at epidemic proportions, Granite State residents have joined together to support their own. READ MORE
News From Around NH

Art imitates life: Theater project takes on addiction, serves as conversation starter

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Carol Robidoux 0
The Addiction Performance Project presents dramatic readings of Act Three of Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey into Night as a catalyst for town hall discussions about the disease of addiction as it touches patients, families, communities, and health professionals who work in the fields of primary care, nursing, and clinical bioethics. READ MORE