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'Hub and spoke': Expect waiting lists amid overwhelming need for addiction recovery care, says Vt. expert

“And if you look at it cynically, they have one less excuse not to come to treatment.” It’s the first hub in Vermont to offer childcare, but other areas are looking to replicate it. And Josephson said ... read more

Dartmouth-Hitchcock to host opioid forum

“The people of New Hampshire are looking to Dartmouth-Hitchcock for ... been chronicling the many faces and stories of the opioid epidemic in New Hampshire in her ongoing series, “Beyond the Stigma”, ... read more

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After a highly-successful first term as governor, Republican Chris Sununu is seeking a second. New Hampshire voters would be wise to give it to him. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he is unsu... read more

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New England Governors: Fighting Stigma Key to Opioid Battle

All six New England governors say fighting the social stigma associated ... the heroin and opioid addiction crisis. But how much money will actually be put toward funding treatment and prevention prog... read more


Beyond the Stigma: Optimism on NH's opioid front line

Lisa Guertin, left, president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Hampshire, talks about some of the collaborative efforts that are making a difference in the fight against the opioid epidemic ... read more

Bringing legal Suboxone to rural corners of a region in crisis

A chain of clinics in New Hampshire and Vermont hope to increase access for addicts hoping to get clean. Over the past two decades, easy access to prescription pain pills has led millions of Americans ... read more

WHY IT MATTERS: Opioid epidemic

The stigma is lessening, but many states simply don't have the capability to provide treatment ... such as New Hampshire and Ohio, are seeing a dramatic rise in the use of fentanyl. More than 5,000 pe... read more

From Tough Love To Empathy: Coaching For Parents With Opioid-Addicted Children

It was Bea Duncan who reached for the phone at 2 a.m. on a January morning nine years ago. Her son Jeff had been caught using drugs in a New Hampshire sober home and was being kicked out. Bea and her ... read more

State gets $45.8M grant in opioid fight

Chris Sununu explained the hub-and-spoke model to address the opioid epidemic ... where they live.” Beyond the Stigma, a series exploring solutions to the state’s addiction and mental health challenge... read more

Desperate Cities Consider 'Safe Injection' Sites For Opioid Users

Advocates say the goal is to provide a bridge to treatment ... down on similar plans in Vermont. Patrick Trainer, a special agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration's Philadelphia field office, ... read more

Governor’s summit looks at training for addiction counselors

The event, which Scott said was the first of its kind, brought more than 150 people into the same room to hear from panelists and brainstorm ways Vermont can train more people to provide treatment ... ... read more

Fentanyl now drives drug overdose deaths in U.S.

Looking at heroin ... overhauled addiction-treatment system will be key to addressing the opioid epidemic, as well as any future crises involving drug abuse, Richter said. "Finally, we need to elimina... read more



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