Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services
|The Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services has released an infographic outlining DHHS’ investment in the New Hampshire substance misuse service delivery continuum .|
|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 .|
|The Conceptual Framework for Services Delivery provides key tenets for the specialty alcohol and other drug service delivery system and describes how these services connect to mainstream health and social services.|
|The DHHS Fiscal Strategy Overview to Address Misuse of AOD (Opioids) describes the fiscal strategy to address misuse of opioids and provides an overview of the NH Department of Health and Human Services’ business plan 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.
|The Voice of NH’s Young Adults: Results of the 2015 Young Adult Needs Assessment
Executive Summary | Full Report
|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.|
|BDAS has released an Issue Brief about New Hampshire's Substance Use Disorder Treatment System . 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.|
|The new BDAS Treatment Resource Guide is now available. This guide provides a listing of state-funded alcohol and drug misuse treatment programs and other resources related to alcohol and other drugs.|
|Download the Resource Guide for Addiction and Mental Health Care (6 MB) or read a quick guide|
|The Opiate/Opioid Public Health Crisis: Update on the State of New Hampshire’s Comprehensive Response|
|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|
|Opioid Misuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery|
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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.
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 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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