(WMUR, May 3) Drug overdose deaths rose during the month of April in Manchester. Read more.
Our nation is in the midst of an opioid addiction crisis. As a response, the DEA 360 Strategy takes an innovative three-pronged approach to combating heroin/opioid use through law enforcement, diversion control and community outreach. Watch.
The DEA and Discovery Education have teamed up to launch Operation Prevention, a program geared towards fighting opioid misuse among young people. Their site includes interactive K-12 lessons, virtual field trips, resources for parents and more. Go to Operation Prevention's website.
(WMUR, April 30) New Hampshire drop-off locations collected more than 14,000 pounds of medication during the most recent National Prescription Drug Take Back day. Read more.
(WMUR, April 18) In January of this year, New Hampshire launched nine opioid crisis center hubs across the state using $45 million in federal money. Read more.
(WMUR, April 8) A judge recently sentenced Seacoast man Benjamin MacKenzie to 12 years in prison after he was found guilty of selling a deadly dose of fentanyl. Read more.