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…

NH State Prison Starting To Use Vivitrol

This month, NH Department of Corrections has started a new program available to certain inmates who demonstrate a willingness to defeat their drug addictions. The program is designed to reduce re-offenses and drug overdoses after release. Following in the footsteps of a program launched in Massachusetts in 2014, New Hampshire DOC will start administering Vivitrol,…

New Program for Addicts in Manchester, NH

Operation Safe Haven, a new program which offers aid and assistance to those suffering from drug abuse, has started this month in Manchester, NH.  It allows people seeking help to go to any fire station in the city and quickly be linked to resources to help them. Anyone in need of help can walk in at any…

Groundbreaking 28-day detox program at the Middleton House of Corrections

The Middleton House of Corrections is one of the largest jails in Massachusetts.  In December of 2015,  a 42-bed detox unit was started on the second floor of the jail that is now changing addict’s lives by addressing the opioid crisis in the state. The detox unit serves inmates who are facing charges for nonviolent offenses…

One Man’s Compassion is Making a Difference in NH

You have to strike while the iron is hot!  I just read a great article called “An addict’s lifeline: New Hampshire town’s surprising warrior against heroin.” It’s about how one man with a lot of compassion is really helping to make a difference (one addict at a time) with the heroin epidemic in New Hampshire.  …