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Strategic Plan thumbnailThe Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs is pleased to present its 2019-2022 Strategic Plan Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol. This plan highlights the key actions to be taken over the next three years to comprehensively address our state’s addiction crisis. This plan has been developed with input and expertise provided by Commission members, Commission Task Force members, and other key stakeholders. This plan serves as a blueprint for our shared efforts, with a focus on alignment, coordination, innovation, and accountability.
Today is for Me iconAs leaders in the challenge to reduce substance misuse across New Hampshire, the NH Charitable Foundation and the Perinatal Substance Exposure Task Force have joined together to launch a public health campaign to increase awareness about the harmful effects of using alcohol and marijuana during pregnancy or while trying to get pregnant. The campaign, Today is for Me, highlights the dangers of using the two most commonly used substances during pregnancy: alcohol and marijuana. Many women believe their perception of harm is low or that little use at certain times is harmless. This belief is especially true for marijuana use.

Today is for Me is a catalyst to motivate women to make healthy, intelligent choices and decisions about behaviors impacting their health in general and their pregnancy specifically. The campaign emphasizes pregnancy and substance use do not mix. Avoiding all types of alcohol and marijuana throughout the whole pregnancy is the best way to prevent complications. Through a strategic mix of print materials and social media channels, women throughout the state will receive messaging encouraging them to visit the website, TodayIsFor.Me, for personal stories about staying healthy during pregnancy and to speak with their providers early about substance use. Healthcare providers will also receive resources to initiate open and honest discussions with their patients about substance use before, during and after pregnancy. Electronic posters and other education material are available for download on the campaign’s website. Or contact Emma Kane to get materials to distribute in your community.

The Doorway logoThe Doorway-NH initiative is now fully operational and ensures services for clinical screening and evaluation services and care coordination are no more than an hour away for any individual struggling with substance misuse or substance use disorders. This innovative model is funded by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) State Opioid Response grant.

Recovery Hub logoThe state has launched the New Hampshire Recovery Hub, a centralized online resource that connects residents with local Peer Recovery Support Services.

New Hampshire Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Mid-Year ReportThe New Hampshire Governor's Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs has released its Mid-Year Report Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol to update the progress achieved during the first half of State Fiscal Year 2018, July – December 2017. This document contains vital information about the commission’s priority areas, recommendations, and granular data.
Methamphetamine Information BriefOn behalf of BDAS, The Center for Excellence has created a Methamphetamine Information Brief Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol for partners to use in their work.
GC Annual ReportThe New Hampshire Governor's Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs has released its 2017 Annual Report Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol. This report outlines the significant progress the state has made with its comprehensive approach and funding to addressing the opiate/opioid crisis, discusses historic challenges, and outlines appropriate responses. Read the Governor’s Commission’s Annual Report Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol to learn more.
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. In September 2017, BDAS released a companion document, Contract Executive Summary Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol, discussing its Fiscal Strategy Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol and adding an overview to its investment infographic Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol. These documents describe 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.


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


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.
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
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.

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 Drugs 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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