(WMUR, August 15) The state of New Hampshire recently announced how they plan to use the $45 million in federal funds to address the opioid epidemic. Read more.
(WMUR, August 14) A New Hampshire judge recently sentenced a man to a minimum of six years in prison for selling a deadly dose of fentanyl to Carlton Messinger in 2014. Read more.
(WMUR, July 27) So far, there have been 60 drug overdoses this month in Manchester, making July the busiest month for overdoses in 2018. Read more.
(WMUR, July 23) Jim Wahlberg, brother of movie star Mark Wahlberg, recently premiered a new film on the opioid crisis entitled “The Circle of Addiction: A Different Kind of Tears,” at a packed theater in Manchester. Read more.
(Fox News, June 17) Deaths related to powerful synthetic opioids like fentanyl were behind 20,000 deaths in the U.S. in 2016. Read more.
(WMUR, June 5) A recent University of New Hampshire study revealed that the number of child abuse and neglect cases recorded by the state’s Division of Children, Youth and Families increased by about 2,000 between 2013 and 2016. Read more.