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The New Hampshire Statewide Addiction Crisis Line
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In the News...
- 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 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 .
- Read a story the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration recently published about the unique public-private partnership in New Hampshire.
- 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.
- Read the Governor's Commission’s 2016 Annual Report that outlines the progress the state has made in the last year, provides important data, and recommends priorities for the coming year.
- Download 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 Statewide Addiction Crisis Line
- NH Drug Monitoring Initiative: NH Drug & Alcohol Data
- Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Expansion in NH
- Opioid Misuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery
Whether you are seeking information or services for yourself or someone you know, we hope you will find this Web page useful and informative.
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 Commission's 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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