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Cheshire County broke ground on a base-of-operations in May, and an official said the ambulance service will employ between 30 and 35 people
The bill would require hospitals to document every time someone is treated with naloxone and the number of individuals who accept or decline a trained recovery coach
The presidential candidate said building a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico and a ‘just say no’ approach will help solve the opioid overdose epidemic
Republican presidential hopefuls said substance abuse is a curable disease, not a moral failing
A coalition of NH fire departments is lobbying for a $1.1 million initiative to place drug counselors in departments
A sharp increase in heroin overdoses and New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary are placing the issue in front of the country as candidates barnstorm the state
Manufacturer North American Rescue (NAR) Inc. identified 6 different conterfeit tourniquets being sold that are illegally using its CAT trademarks
Gov. Maggie Hassan said declaring a public health emergency would not allow the state to redirect a federal grant or fund ways to remove the drug from the streets
The NH fire marshal said it’s unclear why a circus operator proceeded with a show minutes after a severe storm warning was issued
EMS providers were able to extricate and treat the man who was also arrested
Legislation, introduced in U.S. Senate, exempts trained first responders who administer overdose prevention drugs like naloxone from civil liability
Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas suspected his friend had overdosed following the charge; he began chest compressions and called 911