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: Fall Recovery Speaker Fest in Portsmouth, NH

On Saturday, October 15, 2016, Safe Harbor Recovery Center at 865 Islington Street in Portsmouth, NH will be hosting their Fall Recovery Speaker Fest from 12 pm – 4 pm.   There is no charge for this event and we will have an inspiring line up of speakers sharing their experience, strength, and hope about recovery from…

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: Stand Up & Speak Out in Nashua, NH

Life is a Journey, Recovery is a Process. The Process Recovery Center presents Stand Up & Speak Out.  This event will be held at Greeley Park at 100 Concord Street in Nashua, NH on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 10 am to 4pm.  The Process Recovery Center’s primary goal is to educate others about the disease of addiction,…

Upcoming Event: Rally4Recovery in Manchester, NH on Sept. 17th

Hope for NH Recovery is holding the 2016 Rally4Recovery event on September 17, 2016 from 11:30 am – 4:30 pm at Veteran’s Memorial Park at 889 Elm Street in Manchester, NH.  This event was created to celebrate the lives of people who are living in recovery.  It is a family-friendly event that will be filled…

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?…

Upcoming Event: 2016 NH Al-Anon Convention in Nashua

The 33rd NH Al-Anon and Alateen Convention with AA participation called “Ways to Wisdom” will be held September 9 – 11, 2016 at the Courtyard by Marriott which is located at 2200 Southwood Drive in Nashua, New Hampshire.  It will be a weekend filled with fellowship, entertainment, member sharing, speakers and workshops.  If you have a…

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…

Recommended Book: How Al-Anon Works

I highly recommend this book to anyone who worries about  a family member, loved-one, or friend that has any kind of addiction.  Al-Anon mainly focuses on helping families and friends of Alcoholics, but it is increasingly helping families and friends of Addicts as well.    This book has about 400 pages and it has so…

Naloxone, the Overdose Antidote

When people hear the word “overdose,” they immediately think of overdose and death caused from illegal drugs such as heroin or cocaine.  But misuse of prescription opiod painkillers such as OxyContin and Vicodin has increased rapidly in the United States as well. Prescription opioid overdose was responsible for more deaths in the United States from 1999-2008…