Sources/Resources for New Hampshire Heroin Epidemic Article

Article Sources

Collective Action Issue Brief #5-Updated June 2014, Heroin in New Hampshire: A Dangerous Resurgence

Collective Action Issue Brief # 5. (2014, June 1). Retrieved June 7, 2015, from http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/bdas/documents/issue-brief-heroin.pdf

DHHS Issues Brief: Heroin Use in NH Reaching Epidemic Proportions Press Release

DHHS Issues Brief: Heroin Use in NH Reaching Epidemic Proportions. (2014, February 26). Retrieved June 28, 2015, from http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/media/pr/2014/02-feb/02262014-issuebrief.htm

Manchester men use heroin in car in presence of 18-month-old, police say Article

Downey, K. (2015, May 29). Manchester men use heroin in car in presence of 18-month-old, police say. Retrieved June 19, 2015, from http://www.wmur.com/news/manchester-men-use-heroin-in-car-in-presence-of-18monthold-police-say/33285786

Governor Hassan and Department of Safety to Allow Trained Police Officers to Administer Emergency Treatment for Heroin and Opioid Overdoses Press Release

Hassan, M. (2015, January 15). Governor Hassan and Department of Safety to Allow Trained Police Officers to Administer Emergency Treatment for Heroin and Opioid Overdoses. Retrieved June 19, 2015, from http://governor.nh.gov/media/news/2015/pr-2015-01-15-narcan.htm

Mother of teen killed in crash says she was found with needle in arm Article

Mother of teen killed in crash says she was found with needle in arm. (2015, May 10). Retrieved June 19, 2015, from http://www.wmur.com/news/mother-of-teen-killed-in-crash-says-she-was-found-with-needle-in-arm/33503568?utm_campaign=WMUR-TV&utm_medium=FBPAGE&utm_source=Social

Report Shows Heroin Use Reaching Epidemic Proportions Article

Sexton, A. (2014, February 14). Report shows heroin use reaching epidemic proportions in NH. Retrieved June 7, 2015, from http://www.wmur.com/health/report-shows-heroin-use-reaching-epidemic-proportions-in-nh/24692772

Heroin/Opioid Addiction Roundtable, Manchester, NH

Robidoux, C. (2014, April 23). Heroin/Opioid Addiction Roundtable, Manchester, NH. Retrieved June 28, 2015, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Z94iXE8IvQ&list=PLgc9QFV9YfjKWJxKIXdcmqJNwxIpD9v9B&index=1

Additional Resources

Additional resources on heroin addiction can be found below:

General information on alcohol and other drug use

www.drugfreenh.org

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Heroin Facts

www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/documents/heroin.pdf

More Heroin Facts:

www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/heroin

Reasons to Avoid Heroin:

www.abovetheinfluence.com/facts/drugsheroin

Drugs, Brains and Behavior: The Biology of Addiction

www.drugabuse.gov/publications/science-addiction

Substance abuse policy and advocacy resources and training

www.new-futures.org/

Technical Assistance for organizations, schools and businesses interested in prevention and early intervention best practices:

www.nhcenterforexcellence.org

NH Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

www.dhhs.state.nh.us/dcbcs/bdas

CADY Communities for Alcohol and Drug Free Youth

http://www.cadyinc.org/

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