Articles of Interest

Inside Safe Station: The Most Difficult Part is Walking Through the Door

While public perception might be that the drug problem lies primarily with the city’s homeless population, the reality is somewhat different. There is no one particular demographic which struggles with drug use and abuse. The epidemic, such as it is, can affect anyone.

Foundations Invest Millions to Improve Health Outcomes

Despite the challenges of a largely rural state, NH ranks fifth nationally for providing access to health care, according to U.S. News & World Report. However, when health care quality and public health are added to the mix, the state’s overall health ranking drops to 16th, well below the other five New England states.

Sununu to Convene Lawmakers to Address Bail Reform Concerns

Gov. Chris Sununu plans to convene a bipartisan group of lawmakers to address the state’s bail reform legislation, citing “unintended consequences,” which have led law enforcement officials from across the state to criticize the new bail system.

Hundreds turn out for Hungry for Hope in Portsmouth

Hundreds of people turned out Monday night to celebrate the recovery community and raise money to help people stay sober.

Stop sending men to prison for addiction treatment, group recommends

County jails move toward offering drug treatment behind bars

County jails move toward offering drug treatment behind bars Federal rulings, legal activism and an explosion of inmates with opioid addictions are moving county jail …

Opioids responsible for two-thirds of global drug deaths in 2017: UN

Opioids responsible for two-thirds of global drug deaths in 2017: UN A sobering new United Nations report shows that the opioid crisis has metastasized beyond…

Overdose Deaths Likely to Fall for First Time Since 1990

Health officials and scientists warn U.S. is far from defeating drug epidemicOC–Overdose Deaths Likely to Fall for First Time Since…

Addiction used to be someone else’s problem. Doctors graduating today are eager to take it on.

Siva OC–Addiction used to be someone else’s problem. Doctors graduating today are eager to take it on got his first…

New York launches nation’s first recovery tax credit

Employers who hire individuals in recovery from drug, alcohol addiction are eligible…

Seeking a safe place: Vancouver’s story

If you didn’t know better, you might walk right past one of the most famous places in this city. Inside…

Jails Could Be a Turning Point in the Opioid Crisis

Fifteen counties have been selected to participate in a national initiative to expand access to lifesaving opioid medication in county…

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