I wasn’t an alcoholic – I just drank to stay sane

Sunday, October 8, 2017 Keith Howard 0
Before I got sober, I’d only gone without alcohol for more than seven days three times since I was 13. The first two “extended dry times” led me to attempt suicide and end up in psychiatric hospitals – the third included talking mice, fireworks and long conversations with princesses. Let me explain. READ MORE

NH AG files civil suit against Purdue Pharma for deceptive marketing of OxyContin

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 NH Department of Justice 0
“New Hampshire continues to experience a severe opioid epidemic. Last year alone nearly 500 overdose deaths occurred — almost ten times more than in 2000. The CDC reports four out of five heroin users started with prescription opioids. To defeat the epidemic, we must stop creating new users and part of that is making sure these highly addictive and dangerous drugs are marketed truthfully and without deception and in such a way as not to minimize addiction risks or overstate benefits to patients.” READ MORE
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Work release resident missing from Manchester Transitional Housing unit

Friday, August 4, 2017 Carol Robidoux 0
Ricky Holloway was convicted in Hillsborough County Superior Court South to two concurrent 1 to 2 year sentences for drug related offenses involving heroin. He received 198 days of time served credited to his sentence. He began his sentence on February 9, 2017 and had been eligible for parole on July 25, 2017. His maximum release date is July 25, 2018. READ MORE