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…

Recommended Documentary: Generation Found

I was so grateful to be able to watch the screening of this new documentary called Generation Found which was held at The Music Hall Loft in Portsmouth, NH last night.  It was an incredibly amazing, inspirational, and thought-provoking story about a community coming together to create a youth addiction recovery revolution in their hometown.  The large…

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…

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…

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: Generation Found at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, NH

On Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 7pm at The Music Hall at 28 Chestnut Street in Portsmouth, NH will be showing “Generation Found.” The story is about a community that came together to create a youth addiction recovery revolution in their hometown of Houston, because they were devastated by an epidemic of addiction. They faced the…

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: 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…

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…