News - Heroin Crisis

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Feb 23, 2017 9:07 PM

Sununu names prevention, treatment, and recovery adviser in NH drug epidemic fight

CONCORD – Gov. Chris Sununu says he’s adding more manpower to his team fighting New Hampshire’s heroin and opioid epidemic. The...
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Feb 21, 2017 4:47 PM

Politicians take a whack at the state's drug epidemic

MANCHESTER – Many of the top political leaders in New Hampshire teamed up on Tuesday for the groundbreaking of a substance use...
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Feb 21, 2017 1:58 PM

Battle over legalizing marijuana kicks off in NH state Senate

CONCORD – The top Democrat in the state Senate says when it comes to marijuana laws, New Hampshire needs "to be more...
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Feb 14, 2017 6:53 PM

Recovery Lasts a Lifetime: Steve

In our continuing coverage of the state's addiction crisis, NH1 News is airing a series of positive stories of recovery and hope....
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Feb 7, 2017 5:56 PM

'Enough is enough' as judge gives NH drug dealer max sentence after fentanyl killed client

LACONIA - A judge has given a convicted drug dealer a sentence of 20 years to life for selling a dose of...
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Feb 4, 2017 5:09 PM

Man gets 204 months in NH prison for distributing heroin and fentanyl

CONCORD — A Massachusetts man who is already serving time in his own state was sentenced for drug distribution in New Hampshire...
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Feb 2, 2017 5:12 PM

2 accused of killing NH man with heroin and fentanyl mix ordered behind bars

OSSIPEE - A man and woman charged with selling a deadly mixture of fentanyl and heroin to a Tuftonboro man who died...
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Jan 31, 2017 4:35 PM

UNH research shows spike in mortality rate due to drugs, alcohol and suicide

DURHAM — New research from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire found the national mortality rate...
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Jan 24, 2017 6:42 PM

Recovery Lasts a Lifetime Update: Matt & Ashley

In our continuing coverage of the state's addiction crisis, NH1 News is airing a series of positive stories of recovery and hope....
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Jan 23, 2017 11:26 AM

Belknap jail chief would like to add 10 corrections officers despite 4 recent hires

The chief administrator at the Belknap County Jail is hoping to add correctional officers when a new facility opens this fall. ...
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Jan 23, 2017 11:03 AM

Manchester woman with city drug, theft record arrested again on new drug charges

A wanted Manchester woman who has had multiple dealings with police has been arrested again on drug charges. Police say Maria...
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Jan 19, 2017 10:26 PM

New drug charges brought against woman in case of Eve Tarmey's death

PORTSMOUTH — One of the adults charged in Eve Tarmey's overdose death was recently arrested again on other drug charges stemming from...
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Jan 19, 2017 8:41 AM

Somersworth physician assistant at center of spray fentanyl pain med scam

SOMERSWORTH - A physician assistant is at the center of an investigation and eventual punitive action by the state for his role...
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Jan 19, 2017 7:20 AM

Police: Manchester man tried to swallow bags of drugs while being searched

HOOKSETT - A man detained by police after he refused a field sobriety test tried to swallow bags of drugs, they said....
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Jan 9, 2017 10:59 AM

Mental health care provider teams up with Concord Fire for emergency evaluations

Concord first responders have another tool at hand when responding to substance abuse or mental health-related emergencies through a partnership with a...
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Jan 4, 2017 5:18 PM

Home-based addiction treatment program launching in NH

BEDFORD - A company that uses a home-based approach to addiction treatment is now available in New Hampshire and is covered by...
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Dec 30, 2016 4:41 PM

Recovery Lasts a Lifetime update: Stacey

CONCORD — In our continuing coverage of the state's heroin and opioid crisis, NH1 News is keeping in touch with those we've...
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Dec 26, 2016 6:41 PM

Update: Recovery Lasts a Lifetime

CONCORD — As part of our ongoing coverage of the heroin and opioid crisis, NH1 News is keeping in touch with people...
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Dec 12, 2016 10:40 AM

8 more suspected NH drug dealers arrested in latest Granite Hammer bust

Operation Granite Hammer smashed alleged drug dealing operations involving eight people from six towns in two states. Arrested in a month-long...
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Dec 9, 2016 5:13 PM

Heroin dealer arrested in Nashua after police investigation

NASHUA — A Litchfield woman was arrested for selling heroin after an investigation by police. Kristina Crotty, 24, was arrested Thursday...