(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.
(WMUR, March 19) Opioid addiction is hitting the Manchester’s first responders hard. Earlier this week, U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan listened to local police, firefighters and EMTs as they discussed “compassion fatigue” and the emotional impact their jobs can have on their personal lives. Read more.
(WMUR, February 15) New Hampshire high school student Heather McGlauflin recently spoke on a panel during the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America. Read more.
(NH PBS, January 3) The Makin’ it Happen (MIH) coalition, which has been in existence for more than 15 years, works to support drug prevention locally. Learn more.
(Union Leader, December 26) In some good news, the number of deadly drug overdoses in New Hampshire in 2018 is projected to be fewer than it was 2017. Read more.