What is a Peer Led Recovery Center?

A Peer Led Recovery Center is a community resource which is open to all concerned with alcohol and drug addiction whether it if for one’s self or loved ones who battle the disease.  It is run by people who are in long term recovery.  It provides a safe, clean and sober location for people in…

Upcoming Event: New Year’s Alcathon and Gala

Being around sober people in recovery is very important around the holidays!  The Kittery Lion’s Club at 117 State Road in Kittery, Maine is having it’s Annual New Year’s Alcathon and Gala starting Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 6pm and going through til 11pm on Sunday, January 1, 2017.  Don’t spend your New Year’s Eve…

Celebrating Recovery Month!

September is National Recovery Month. This national observance (which American Society of Addiction Medicine is a proud planning partner of) was developed to educate the public that recovery from mental and/or substance use disorder is possible.  Over 23 million Americans are currently in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. The theme for this…

Upcoming Event: AA Loon Mountain 12 Step Festival on Oct 21-23, 2016

The AA (Alcohol Anonymous) Loon Mountain 12 Step Festival (Al-Anon members  are also welcome) will be held on October, 21, 22, 23 of 2016 at Woodward’s Resort in Lincoln, NH.  There will be speakers, fellowship, and fun! The Whole weekend is only $190 per person D.O. or $265 Single.  This price includes: Two night’s lodging…

Support Group: All Recovery Support Group Meetings

Have you ever heard of an All Recovery Support Group?  I never had until just recently and I think the concept sounds pretty cool. These meetings are based on the philosophy that people from every addiction recovery pathway have much in common and can benefit from sharing together. These meetings are open to anyone regardless…

Upcoming Event: Hungry for Hope

A benefit for Safe Harbor Recovery Center called “Hungry for Hope” will be held on the evening of Wednesday, September 14, 2016.  Please join them as they Harvest Hope for the opioid crisis in the Seacoast under the Harvest Moon at One Harbour Place in Portsmouth, NH. Numerous local restaurants, wine and beer vendors, and…

Support Group: Families Hoping and Coping

Families Hoping and Coping is a support group for family members and loved ones of those battling addiction. Do you have a family member or loved one struggling with alcohol, prescription drugs, opiates, heroin or any substance use disorders? Do you feel hopeless, lost, and not sure where to find resources or someone that understands?…

Support Group: Have You Heard Of SMART Recovery?

SMART Recovery is a self-empowering addiction recovery support group. The participants learn tools for addiction recovery based on the latest scientific research and participate in a world-wide community which includes free, self-empowering, science-based mutual help groups. SMART Recovery helps people recover from all types of addiction and addictive behaviors, including: drug abuse, drug addiction, substance abuse, alcohol…

Upcoming Event: Narcotic Anonymous Convention This Weekend in Nashua, NH

The Granite State Area of Narcotics Anonymous is holding their 9th Celebration of Recovery called “Leap of Faith” at the Radisson Nashua Hotel, 11 Tara Boulevard, Nashua, New Hampshire on August 5, 6, & 7, 2016.  This convention will have activities such as: Workshops & Marathon Meetings Clean Time Countdown & Banquet Merchandise Store Entertainment: Friday…

Recovery is a Life Long Process

“We suffered from a disease for which there is no known cure. It can however be arrested at some point, and recovery is then possible”. ~ Narcotics Anonymous   For people with addictions, recovery is a daily battle that they must constantly be diligent about fighting.  These practices really can help: Attending 12-step meetings regularly…

Finding Alcohol and Drug Treatment Centers in NH

If you or someone you love is looking for substance abuse help, check out this NH Alcohol and Drug Treatment Locator to find agencies and individual practitioners offering substance use disorder services, including evaluation (which is a critical first step to determining the level of treatment needed), withdrawal management (detox), outpatient counseling, residential treatment, recovery supports…