Together, We Can Make A Difference
Listed here are resources throughout Central and Northern New Hampshire and Western Maine. Additionally, MWVSR also has an abundant amount of information accessible at the center.
CARROLL COUNTY HEALTH & MEDICAL ORGANIZATIONS
Central NH VNA & Hospice Pediatric Program - Wolfeboro
Huggins Hospital - Wolfeboro
Memorial Hospital - Conway
Moultonborough Family Health - Moultonboro
Saco River Medical - Glen/Conway
ServiceLink of Carroll County - Tamworth/Berlin
Tamworth Community Nurse Association - Tamworth
T.Murray Wellness Center - Center Conway
White Mountain Community Health - Conway
At any time of day or night when the victim of substance misuse disorder decides or gathers up the courage to ask for help he or she can go to the below fire stations and speak to the Firefighters on duty. Each Fire Station below is a designated safe environment for the individuals seeking assistance and looking for treatment to start their path to recovery. The Firefighters will arrange for a medical assessment not to exceed their scope of training under NH RSA 153-A:11. If there is cause for concern that there is something else medically wrong with the patient, transportation will be arranged to an appropriate level medical facility
Naloxone blocks or reverses the effects of opioid medication, including extreme drowsiness, slowed breathing, or loss of consciousness. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. Naloxone is used to treat a narcotic overdose in an emergency situation. Download "Naloxone in New Hampshire" short Booklet
USEFUL AND INFORMATIVE WEBSITES
Granite Pathways is launching Regional Access Point Services to solve this problem. Regional Access Point Services is a statewide network, accessible by phone or in person to help New Hampshire residents struggling with addiction, to get the timely, supportive services they need; helping both individuals and families navigate the complex systems of care to real solutions.
F.A.S.T.E.R. (Families Advocating Substance Treatment, Education & Recovery)
Are you a parent concerned about substance use by your child, teen or young adult? You are not alone. New Hampshire has a drug problem. Many families are suffering in silence. Come hear from other parents sharing their stories and gain information, support, and resources to answer your questions and address your concerns. Drug addiction is a preventable disease when information and intervention happens early. Treatment works and recovery is possible. It is okay to ask for help. As a parent, you can play an important role in prevention and in supporting your child's recovery.
SMART Recovery (Self Management and Recovery Training)
Self-Management And Recovery Training (SMART) is a global community of mutual-support groups. At meetings, participants help one another resolve problems with any addiction (to drugs or alcohol or to activities such as gambling or over-eating). Participants find and develop the power within themselves to change and lead fulfilling and balanced lives guided by our science-based and sensible 4-Point Program®.
groups ~ recover together
We provide effective and affordable treatment to recover from opiate use. At Groups, you can get the therapy and medication you need to regain control of your life.
Unlike programs where you meet alone with a physician, we bring everyone together. People at different stages of recovery learn from each other, build collective wisdom, and hold each other accountable. Our counselors help you make a deep personal transformation and find purpose in life.
Grandparents and Relatives Raising Children - ServiceLink
In New Hampshire, over 4,000 Relatives as Parents grandparents and relatives are responsible for children living with them. Most of the grandparent, great-grandparent and relative caregivers we serve are older adults who did not plan on raising a child in their "golden years." Parenting a second time around presents unique challenges. The staff at the ServiceLink Resource Centers can help you find answers, solve problems and assist in making connections to available services.
PIC assists families and schools in building strong family/school/community partnerships to increase parental involvement in children’s education, with the goal of increasing student academic achievement. LEARN MORE
The site offers daily meeting lists, addict callback support, as well as information on area events and activities.
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
Mental Health Services for Adults and Children-Northern Human Services
To assist and advocate for people affected by mental illness, developmental disabilities
and related disorders in living meaningful lives.
White Horse Addiction Center - Ossipee, NH
Educate, transform, and regenerate men and women moving them from a life of addiction, pain, and separation to a life of freedom, love, and reconciliation with God, themselves, their families, loved ones and the community.
An Innovative Collaboration to improve the health status of northern New Hampshire.
Drug Free NH
DrugfreeNH.org is a collaborative effort of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Hampshire, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services’ Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services, The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, and the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment and Recovery.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
DrugRehab.com is a web resource provided and funded by Advanced Recovery Systems. Since 2015, the website has provided researched, fact-based resources for free. Readers can learn about risks of various substances, the latest approaches to treatment and real stories of recovery on DrugRehab.com.
Established in 2002, Safe Needle Disposal was formerly known as “The Coalition for Safe Community Needle Disposal.” In 2014, Needy Meds, a 501(c)(3) national non-profit information resource for healthcare financial assistance programs, assumed ownership and management of the information from the original Coalition organization.
New Hampshire Children’s Trust is leading the drive to ensure safe, stable, and nurturing relationships and environments for children by educating, advocating, and collaborating. We invest in evidence-based prevention strategies focusing on expectant families and children from birth through age 8. Together, we can make significant strides in building a New Hampshire where all children grow up free from abuse and neglect.
Prescription painkillers are some of the most commonly abused substances in the US, and opioids are the most commonly abused prescription painkillers. The effects that opioids have on the body as a central nervous system depressants or “downer,” is strikingly similar to that of alcohol. An increasing number of Americans are using alcohol and opioids in tandem, often with fatal results.
More than 100 people in the United States die every day due to an Opioid overdose. As the nation continues to combat the devastating effects of the Opioid Epidemic, people are beginning to focus efforts on the prevention of Opioid abuse and addiction. Physicians are learning more conservative prescribing practices and how to identify patients that are abusing medication, states have implemented prescription drug monitoring programs, and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is now offering events around the country where people can learn about safe disposal of unused prescription medications. Researchers are also looking into other nonaddictive alternatives to Opioids for pain relief, including anesthetic injections and physical therapy.