• Hope for NH Recovery receives $75K from Brady Sullivan Properties

    January 5, 2017

    Brady Sullivan Properties has made a $75,000 donation through the Community Development Finance Authority’s Tax Credit Program in support of HOPE for NH Recovery’s move, renovation, and expansion into the new Manchester Recovery Community Center at 293 Wilson St. in Manchester, the former C.A. Hoitt Furniture building. It is one of the largest single donations to ...

  • Concord’s First Addiction Recovery Center Opens Its Doors

    May 9, 2016 Paige Sutherland, NH Public Radio

    The first addiction recovery center in New Hampshire’s capital city is already helping patients after opening its doors Monday morning.  Hope forNew Hampshire Recovery offers peer-to-peer support for people battling addiction. The center, located a half mile from the State House in Concord, does not provide treatment but rather recovery coaches to help connect people to addiction ...

  • Concord recovery center awaits zoning board approval

    May 2, 2016 Megan Doyle, Concord Monitor

    The walls are painted light purple and green. Purple butterflies flit across the front window. The logo is branded on the awning above. But the lights inside 85. S. State St. are off, and a sign on the front door simply reads: “OPENING SOON.” Before Hope for New Hampshire Recovery can open Concord’s first addiction recovery center, ...

  • New Hampshire’s Opioid Crisis

    April 13, 2016

    “Once considered a problem confined to large urban areas, the abuse of heroin and other opioids like prescription painkillers has become the number one public-health issue across New Hampshire. Over the next year, NHPR will explore New Hampshire’s opioid crisis from several angles. A team of reporters will explain how people become addicted,  how prescription drugs ...

  • For Teenagers, Adult Sized Opioid Addiction Treatment Doesn’t Fit

    February 15, 2016 Heidi Benson, NPR

    Addicted to prescription painkillers after a high-school sports injury, Cameron Burke moved on to heroin, which was cheaper and more easily accessible. His parents tried everything, more than once sending him out of state for treatment. “It was never enough,” Jennifer Weiss-Burke of Albuquerque, N.M., told a local TV reporter last year. “Thirty days here, 30 ...

  • How the Heroin Crisis is Bleeding Into the Primary

    January 26, 2016

    “One of the best arguments for maintaining the state’s privileged first-in-the-nation status on the presidential primary calendar is that since the electorate here is so small, the candidates are compelled to really find out what’s on voters’ minds in face-to-face settings. If it weren’t for that direct interaction, the heroin issue may never have gained ...

  • Planning Board Unanimously Approves Request

    January 26, 2016

    “Planning board members unanimously approved the request for a conditional use permit from developer Dick Anagnost for a reduction of parking and the use of public and controlled parking within 500 feet for the proposed addiction recovery center, which will house HOPE for New Hampshire Recovery and other nonprofit tenants.” The show of support from the ...

  • Treating Addicts: The Tension Between Drug Treatment and Abstinence

    January 20, 2016 Christine Vestal, The Washington Post

    Marvin Seppala wrote a book on conquering drug addiction with counseling and group therapy. The spiritual, abstinence-based strategy pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous and adopted by Narcotics Anonymous helped him overcome his own alcohol and cocaine addiction when he was 19. As medical director of Minnesota’s Hazelden clinic, he watched it work for patients. He believed in it ...

  • Manchester Planning Board Meeting

    January 16, 2016

    Hope for New Hampshire Recovery supporters spoke out at a Manchester Planning Board Meeting, calling for their approval of a project that’s already bringing private businesses and local government together in support and funding. Thank you to all that came and showed their support!

  • Board Chair Attends State of the Union

    January 13, 2016

    Melissa Crews, “Peer support works. People need to learn how to have fun. Peer to peer support works, wherever you find it. I’ll never stop telling that story, I hope you won’t either.” Read the full article.