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Teen Institute Magic

Teen Institute Magic
A guest post by Reagan Murphy. Reagan Murphy is a Junior studying communications at Southern New Hampshire University. She first got involved with The New Hampshire Teen Institute in 2011 as a participant in the Leaders in Prevention Middle School program and returned the following year as a participant in the Summer Leadership Program and vol...
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Moments & Milestones from 2017

Moments & Milestones from 2017
​The end of 2017 is in sight. With that comes the hectic nature of getting ready for the new year and often traveling and spending time with family and friends. Today I want to pause and reflect. To be honest, running a non-profit, especially one focused on substance use, pause does not come naturally. I think forcing myself to pause and reflect is...
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How Trouble the Dog is Helping New Hampshire's First Responders

How Trouble the Dog is Helping New Hampshire's First Responders
Guest post by Sheila M Duncan. Since co-creating the character of Trouble The Dog, Sheila has worked tirelessly to raise awareness of the issues children and their families are facing in today's world. Also, she continues to donate Trouble plush dogs and books to those who need comfort and hope most of all. Trouble is not simply a plush dog, but a ...
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Celebrating the Holidays: National Impaired Driving Month

Celebrating the Holidays: National Impaired Driving Month
The month of December is a month of celebrating the holidays with friends and family. Sadly, the increased festivities also mean an increased number of impaired drivers on our roadways. Driving impaired is a deadly choice that often carries deadly consequences.According to the NH State Troopers Association, "To date, this year New Hampshire has exp...
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Don't Let the Evil We Know Grow While We Aren't Looking

Don't Let the Evil We Know Grow While We Aren't Looking
​Guest post by Celeste Clark. Celeste Clark is the Executive Director of the Raymond Coalition For Youth and has been involved in the field of substance misuse prevention and community building for over fifteen years. She is a founder, and now the Executive Director, of the Raymond Coalition for Youth, a grassroots community coalition that has been...
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