In New Hampshire, Myths Fuel Addiction Crisis

New Hampshire

Doubts Grow As Overdoses Continue Unabated In New Hampshire, myths fuel addiction crisis as residents struggle to understand why so many addicts go into relapse and often die of overdoses. Seacoast Online reports that as treatment pathways and recovery organizations continue to grow throughout the Seacoast, so too has the number of locals questioning their effectiveness as high-profile… Read More

Daughter of New Hampshire Police Chief Arrested for Dealing Heroin

Berlin NH

Police Chief Stunned by Heroin Charges Against his Daughter Christina Morency, 31, was arrested just before Christmas. Chief Peter Morency said he was devastated by the news and never saw it coming. As reported by WMUR, Police Chief Peter Morency was still coming to grips with the situation. “I’m struggling with trying to understand why, and I think… Read More

Why Is New Hampshire A Heroin Hotspot?

New Hampshire Bridge

Fentanyl drives exponential overdoses in New Hampshire Even though it is a very small state, New Hampshire is 2nd in the country when it comes to opioid-related deaths. Dr. Lisa Marsch, director of Dartmouth Center for Technology and Behavioral Health, conducted an extensive study to better understand the factors that are driving this overwhelming epidemic. “The study was… Read More

New Hampshire Turning the Tide in Overdose Crisis?

Manchester, NH

New Hampshire overdoses down significantly as enforcement efforts take hold The end of year is bringing some holiday hope to officials in New Hampshire as they continue to battle a significant opioid crisis that has cut across the state. “The combined overdoses between Nashua and Manchester for the month of November is 80. So that is significantly lower… Read More

New Hampshire High School Students Dialing Back On Heroin Use

Raymond NH

Small New Hampshire Town Battles Drug Crisis Raymond, NH is a picturesque small town just east of Manchester – but it has its share of big city problems. In a recent survey, officials at Raymond High School were heartened by a decline in the use of heroin among their students – dropping from 6% to 2% from the… Read More