From NHPR:

New Hampshire is in the midst of a drug epidemic. The state’s Medical Examiner’s office says drug-related deaths have risen to a record high of 300 in 2014. To combat the most addictive drugs, lawmakers will consider tripling funding for the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment and Recovery.

Of those three things, recovery services are severely lacking in New Hampshire, compared to neighboring states.

Cheryle Pacapelli is the Director of the nonprofit Hope for New Hampshire Recovery. She joins Morning Edition to discuss how she hopes to bring more recovery services into the state.

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