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Read the Key Tenets of the Alcohol and Other Drug Specialty Service Delivery System Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol, which describes the principles of a resiliency- and recovery-oriented system of care model. A companion document to the Fiscal Strategy Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol document and the investment infographic Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol, these three documents describe both the fiscal strategy to address misuse of opioids and provides an overview of the NH Department of Health and Human Services’ plans to meet the objectives of the Governor’s Commission “Collective Action / Collective Impact” strategy to effectively reduce the misuse of alcohol and drugs in the state.”

Governor Sununu gave a press conference about the dangers of the synthetic opioid carfentanil on Wednesday April 26th, following New Hampshire overdose deaths that have been linked to the substance. As a result, the NH Information & Analysis Center prepared a bulletin about carfentanil Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol.

UPDATE: The NH Information & Analysis Center issued an update describing the current trends surround carfentanil use in New Hampshire Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol on May 23, 2017.

Carfentanil FlyerThe NH DHHS Emergency Services Unit has released a flyer with instructions Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol on what to do if you're exposed to carfentanil, as well as a flyer designed for first responders Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol who might come in contact with it. In addition, the State epidemiologist has released a Health Alert Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol on the deadly substance.

 

Recovery Resource GuideThe new BDAS Recovery Resource Guide is now available. This guide provides a listing of BDAS-funded recovery centers.
The Partnership for a Drug-Free NH has launched Speak Up NH, designed to help residents recognize stigma, which prevents many people from getting help. Watch campaign videos, read about the importance of framing and using correct language and make a difference today.
The State ordered 6,000 naloxone kits in 2015 to help combat the opioid crisis. (Naloxone is an opioid overdose reversal drug.) These kits were provided free of charge to anyone without the means to pay for naloxone and were distributed through the state’s 10 community health centers, three additional clinics, and regional community events coordinated by the state’s regional public health networks. In June 2015 DHHS launched a survey of partners who received kits, designed to get feedback about distribution. Read the executive summary of the survey Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol.
The Voice of NH’s Young Adults: Results of the 2015 Young Adult Needs AssessmentThe Voice of NH’s Young Adults: Results of the 2015 Young Adult Needs Assessment
Executive Summary Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol | Full Report Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Learn more about the Anyone. Anytime. campaign, designed to help anyone affected by the opioid crisis or read about the "Good Samaritan" law that provides protections for individuals administering the drug and protections from drug possession charges.
Issue Brief:  New Hampshire's Substance Use Disorder Treatment SystemBDAS has released an Issue Brief about New Hampshire's Substance Use Disorder Treatment System Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol. This Issue Brief is part of an ongoing series intended to provide evidence-based information to communities, organizations, and professionals about the harm and risks associated with alcohol and other drug misuse and availability of treatment and recovery supports.
Resource Guide for Addiction and Mental Health CareDownload the Resource Guide for Addiction and Mental Health Care (6 MB) Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol or read a quick guide Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
The Opiate/Opioid Public Health Crisis: Update on the State of New Hampshire’s Comprehensive Response Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
New Hampshire Medicaid Providers: Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Benefit for Standard Medicaid Recipients
NH Drug Monitoring Initiative: NH Drug & Alcohol Data
Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Expansion in NH Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Opioid Misuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery

Bureau of Drug and Alcohol ServicesWhether you are seeking information or services for yourself or someone you know, we hope you will find this Web page useful and informative.

Our Vision

We envision a society that supports the physical, mental, and social well-being of all individuals, families and communities, free from negative effects of alcohol and other drugs.

Our Mission

To join individuals, families and communities in reducing alcohol and other drug problems thereby increasing opportunities for citizens to achieve health and independence.

The Governor's Commission on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention, Intervention, Treatment and Recovery are pleased to share the Governor's Commission’s 2016 Annual Report Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol to the Governor and Legislature. This report highlights progress, challenges, and opportunities for the Commission and its collective efforts to address the misuse of alcohol and other drugs, particularly opioids, and to promote treatment and recovery.

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