11th Annual Addiction Medicine Symposium

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11th Annual C. Everett Koop Addiction Medicine Symposium: “Harm Reduction in an Opioid Era: Promoting the Health & Dignity of Affected Individuals & Communities” REGISTRATION LINK January 18th, 2018, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Arthur D. Kehas Criminal Justice Training Facility, 17 Institute Drive, Concord, NH 03301 Offered by: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Substance Use & Mental Health Initiative (a program of the … Read More

Have the Conversation: Caring for People Who Inject Drugs

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A Guide for Healthcare Providers Every New Hampshire healthcare provider has an opportunity to engage and support people who inject drugs.  People who inject drugs are interested and capable of making changes to improve their health and safety. “Have the Conversation: Caring for People Who Inject Drugs” was developed to support practitioners who want to engage clients ‘where they are at’ … Read More

Opioid Overdose TIPS (video)

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International Overdose Awareness day is this Thursday, August 31. Check out this discussion about opioid overdose with a brief naloxone demonstration, and head to your local OAD event Thursday to honor those lost by overdose and pick up naloxone to protect those who may need your help. National OAD events listing: overdoseday.org NH OAD events listing: http: nhrecoverycoachacademy.com Where to find naloxone … Read More

Where to get naloxone in NH

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The NH Department of Health and Human Services dispenses FREE two-dose .4mg intranasal naloxone kits through a variety of modes, agencies, and personnel. See below points of distribution for free kits or find a guide to acquiring naloxone in NH here. Safe-use education will be provided at every point of distribution. Community Health Centers Visit: http://anyoneanytimenh.org/community-resources/naloxone-kits/ Public Events Visit: http://anyoneanytimenh.org/statewide-naloxone-events/ Public Health Network Personnel  … Read More

Overdose Prevention & Response: Train-the-Trainer Sept 19

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  For Recovery Support Workers, Community Health Outreach Workers, and all Clinical and non-clinical staff who have undergone at least a basic training in overdose prevention Objective: To provide the information, tools and guidance needed to prepare interested and qualified people from New Hampshire communities to administer trainings on overdose prevention and intervention.   Outcomes: Describe successful practices for recruiting, … Read More

Starting Syringe Services Programs in NH: September 22

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  In June 2017, Governor Sununu held a public signing ceremony for SB234 permitting the operation of Syringe Services Programs (SSPs) in New Hampshire. SSPs are key to addressing critical unmet public health needs in the state’s substance use crisis. Please join the NH Harm Reduction Coalition as we address a series of questions and topics related to expanding SSPs … Read More