They take comfort in the fact that we have opened our doors at the firehouse and that the community as a whole has been reducing the stigma of treatment and what it means to have substance use disorder.
Manchester Police arrested Paul Channell, 26, of Tilton, on a series of drug and weapons charges early Saturday morning after a drug store security officer reported to police that a man was slumped over behind the wheel of a car that was lingering in the parking lot. READ MORE
Is a “success” someone who is admitted to a program, clean for a month, then uses once and turns back to the program to get back on track? Or is that a “failure?” If someone who goes through and is clean for years but falls off the wagon one day a success or a failure? This is a disease and one we are still learning about every day. Look at other diseases like cancer. If you undergo radiation and chemo and are clear for years but it comes back, do you automatically look at that like a failure or was it a success? READ MORE