What it Takes to Overcome Addiction in N.H.

Jun 6, 2016

We kick off the Morning Edition series, Hope on the Front Lines, examining the many efforts around the state helping people overcome addiction.  We'll look at the array of approaches available in the state including new medicines that curb drug cravings as well as others that revive overdose victims.  Recovery coaches, counselors and doctors are also involved on the the long road to full recovery. 


GUESTS:

  • Molly Rossignol, Family Doctor and Addiction Specialist at Concord Hospital 
  • Dean Lemire, Regional Substance Misuse Prevention Coordinator for Strafford County
  • Rick Ganley, NHPR's Morning Edition host; his reports on "Hope on the Front Lines" will air all this week

We'll also hear from Sgt. David Keaveny of the Portsmouth Police Department, which is taking part in the Community Access to Recovery Program.