2018 Press Clips

Concord Monitor (12/3/18) - The high costs of legalizing marijuana in New Hampshire

Union Leader (11/3/18) - Critics complain pot report is roadmap to legalization

NHPR (11/2/18) - With Final Report N.H. Pot Legalization Due, Commission Looks to Avoid Consensus

Union Leader (9/17/18) - Opioid crisis places strain on grandparents forced to raise their grandchildren

WMUR (9/17/18) - Grandparents raising grandchildren because of opioid epidemic share stories

Union Leader (9/13/18) - HB 143 Veto Overriden

Concord Monitor (8/28/28) - Michele Merritt: More steps to prevent substance misuse

Manchester Ink Link (8/27/18) - A cornucopia of health care news and views

Keene Sentinel (8/18/18) - Marijuana is topic; awareness, discussion the aim

Laconia Daily Sun (8/16/18) - Laconia envisioned as regional hub for drug treatment and recovery

AP (8/15/18) - New Hampshire crafts spending plan for opioid response grant

Union Leader (7/29/18) - First in the Nation, with room to improve

Rewire (7/10/18) - With New Hampshire's Medicaid Expansion Work Requirements, 'People Will Lose Coverage'

Route Fifty (7/4/18) - Which state ranks highest for child well-being? 

Valley News (6/28/18) - Survey: N.H. Top in Kids' Welfare

WMUR (6/27/18) - Child well-being survey ranks New Hampshire first in US

Public New Service (6/27/18) - NH Tops for Children's Well-Being, but Census Change Raises Concerns

Fosters (6/27/18) - New Hampshire No. 1 in child well-being

Union Leader (6/27/18) - NH ranks first in Kids Count survey of children's well-being

Union Leader (6/22/18) - Prison drug treatment saves lives and makes us safer

Concord Monitor (6/6/18) - Report: Percent of children taken from families from substance abuse doubled in 4 years

Union Leader (6/5/18) - Beyond the Stigma: Opioid epidemic separating more children from their parents

WMUR (6/5/18) - Study shows increasing pressure on families from opioid crisis

Foster's (6/5/18) - Opioid crisis throws grandparents into caregiving positions, study says

WMUR (5/3/18) - NH House passes Medicaid expansion bill

Concord Monitor (5/3/18) - N.H. House quickly passes Medicaid expansion bill

Manchester Ink Link (5/3/18) - Medicaid Expansion Passes NH House

NHPR (5/3/18) - N.H. Houses Passes Medicaid Expansion Bill

Public News Service (5/2/18) - Granite Staters Rally for Medicaid Expansion

U.S. News (5/2/18) - Medicaid Expansion Supporters Rally Ahead of Key Vote

Concord Monitor (5/2/18) - Supporters of expanded Medicaid rally at State House

Union Leader (4/28/18) - Tough issues still to be resolved at the State House

Derry News (4/25/18) - Medicaid expansion chat joins legislators, community members

Keene Sentinel (4/23/18) - Local mental-health organization makes case for Medicaid expansion

WMUR (4/19/18) - Drug courts, Safe Stations at risk if Medicaid expansion is repealed

Manchester Ink Link (4/6/18) - Sununu: ‘Debate is over’ as Alcohol Fund gets 5 year/$50M boost from NH Hospital Asso.

NHPR (4/6/18) - N.H. Hospitals Pledge to Top Off Alcohol Fund for 5 Years

WMUR (4/6/18) - NH hospitals will provide $50 million in drug treatment funding

WMUR (4/5/18) - NH House gives initial nod to Medicaid expansion bill

Seacoast Online (4/1/18) - Toolkits to help moms with SUD

WMUR (3/28/18) - Amended Medicaid expansion heading to House floor

Manchester Ink Link (3/28/18) - A healthy path forward on state's mental health and addiction crisis

The Fix (3/27/18) - Alcohol Issues Overshadowed by Opioid Crisis in New Hampshire

Concord Monitor (3/22/18) - N.H. House punts on marijuana legalization; opts for further study

WMUR (3/22/18) - As opioid crisis persists, alcoholism still state's biggest addiction problem

U.S. News (3/20/18) - Expanded Medicaid Supporters Emphasize Role in Drug Crisis

Public News Service (3/20/18) - NH House Begins Debate on Medicaid Expansion

NHPR (3/12/18) - N.H. House Panel Wants Pot Legalization Bill Shelved

Manchester Ink Link (3/8/18) - Senate passes Granite Advantage Health Care program

Seacoast Online (3/1/18) - Pot legalization bill may be tabled for this year

WMUR (2/19/18) - Policy battles over Medicaid Expansion ramp up ahead of hearing

Concord Monitor (1/31/18) - My Turn: High rates of drug use make this state an island

Seacoast Online (1/27/18) - Thumbs up to educating parents

Fosters (1/23/18) - NH debates lowering drinking age to 20

Valley News (1/10/18) - Jim Kenyon: New Liquor Store May Boost 'Aclohol Fund'

WMUR (1/9/18) - NH House gives initial approval for recreational marijuana bill