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New Hampshire Recovery Hub Blog

Welcome to the New Hampshire Recovery Hub Blog. We collect stories and musings from a variety of people working in and impacted by substance use recovery and related services. Visit or subscribe for enlightening, inspiring, and informative contributions on recovery topics from your neighbors in New Hampshire.

Misunderstood and Mistreated

By Donna M. In my opinion the disease of addiction is often misunderstood and the people who suffer from are of often mistreated by society, insurance companies, law enforcement and some professionals in the medical field. It is critical for society to understand that addiction, is a progressive, chronic, relapsing brain disease that induces uncont...
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Be Prepared for Rejection

Denial Allows Your Child's Addiction To Thrive By: Donna M . Parents are often in denial when they initially find out that their teen or adult child(ren) may have a problem with drugs and or alcohol. It's a brutal reality that takes most parents by storm and years to come to grips with because their initial thought process is; NOT MY CHILD! Parents...
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6 Ways to Show You Care for Someone in Recovery

If you are friends, family, or in contact with someone in recovery, there are many ways to be helpful to them for their ongoing journey. The first step is to investigate how to be supportive. Below, we've started you off with some great and powerful possibilities. 1. Say you want to help (LINK: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-recovery-c...
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Who is Best Qualified to Provide Recovery Support Services?

  A common phrase around planning tables for scaled-up Peer Recovery Support Services in New Hampshire is, "We're driving the car as we're building it." The field is brand new and rapidly expanding throughout our state and others. Given all of the challenges inherent in building a field of service from grassroots, PRSS in New Hampshire have he...
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The Recovery Message: An Update

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Guest blog by Bernadette Gleeson. Bernadette Gleeson is a recovery innovator, speaker, and educator and is the founder of BAO Communications - a company dedicated to harnessing and activating the public to help combat the addiction and opiate crisis. I am completely honored to be writing the inaugural post for the New Hampshire Recovery Hub bl...
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