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The Partnership strives to provide current, helpful resources to New Hampshire residents. This page contains links to resources for people looking to learn more about substance misuse and substance use disorders; how it can be prevented , how individuals can get help or help friends and family members find resources, supports and services for someone they know who is struggling with a substance use disorder, and how individuals and communities can help educate others.

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Cannabis | Opioids | Stimulants and Methamphetamine | Tobacco | Alcohol | Youth | Prevention Communication

Cannabis
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Cannabis Facts

Understanding the facts about cannabis is critical to being able to talk to our loved ones about the risks and harms associated with cannabis use. Learn more about cannabis use in New Hampshire and what you can do to keep you, your family members, and your friends safe.

 

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Spotlight Factsheet: General Facts About Cannabis Use

Cannabis is the most commonly used addictive drug, after tobacco and alcohol, and one of the most misunderstood. This factsheet provides science-based facts, not bias or hype, about cannabis.

 

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Spotlight Factsheet: Cannabis Use and Young People: What Parents and Caregivers Can Do

As a parent or caregiver, your opinion shapes your child’s attitude and beliefs about cannabis use.  This factsheet explains why cannabis is such a popular substance among youth and offers ways you can help your child avoid problematic use.

 

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Spotlight Factsheet: Cannabis Use While Pregnant and Breastfeeding

Whether you use therapeutic or recreational cannabis, there are few things you should know about cannabis use during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. This factsheet provides a balanced perspective on what we know and don’t know about cannabis use during this special time, so you can decide what’s right for you.

 

Today is for me.
Today Is For Me.

Whether you’re just living healthy, planning to become pregnant, pregnant, or breastfeeding, we have research-based resources on alcohol and marijuana use during pregnancy to support you.

 

Opioids
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Opioids Facts

When healthcare providers, patients and others work together to promote opioid prevention strategies, everyone wins. These strategies help reduce the likelihood of an individual becoming dependent on opioids and reduces the overall access and availability of medication in the community—keeping everyone safe.

 

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Spotlight Factsheet: Strategies to Prevent an Accidental Overdose

Accidental overdose can happen to anyone taking an opioid, but it doesn’t have to be fatal. This factsheet provides ways to prepare for and respond to an overdose emergency.

 

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Spotlight Factsheet: Strategies to Avoid Opioid Misuse

If you or someone you know takes pain medication or opioids (with or without a prescription), learn how to keep them safe. This factsheet provides proven prevention resources on developing a safety plan for your family, guarding all your medications for safe use, storage and disposal and conversation starters for talking with your child.

 

Stimulants and Methamphetamine
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Spotlight Factsheet: General Facts on Methamphetamine

There is rising concern about the access to and use of methamphetamine. It is manufactured to look like a common prescription medication used to treat ADHD. This factsheet spotlights important facts about this emerging trend so you can make the informed decisions around health and safety.

 

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Spotlight Factsheet: Talking with Your Child about the Use of Prescription Stimulants (Adderall, Ritalin) and Methamphetamine

This factsheet spotlights facts about the misuse of prescription stimulants, current concerns about methamphetamine use, and helpful strategies to engage your children in a conversation.

 

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Spotlight Factsheet: Facts for Providers on Treatment, Recovery and Harm Reduction for Methamphetamine Use

Information and resources for healthcare providers to link patients to effective treatment, harm reduction strategies and support.

 

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Spotlight Factsheet: Helping You Reduce the Harm with Methamphetamine

Practical ways for you and others to stay healthy and safe while using methamphetamine and stimulants.

 

Tobacco
Save Your Breath
Save Your Breath is a social marketing campaign to raise awareness about the harms of vaping among youth aged 13-18 living in the state. When it comes to nicotine use, NH youth are using electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), also known as vapes, at an increasingly high rates. The campaign encourages youth to stand up to Big Tobacco and ENDS manufacturers in order to take back control of their physical and mental health, money, and time.

 

Save Your Breath Partner Toolkit
The Save Your Breath Partner Toolkit was created to guide communications about vaping and tobacco prevention across the state of New Hampshire.
 
SAMHSA Substance abuse and mental health services administration
This guide, Reducing Vaping Among Youth and Young Adults, supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent vaping. It describes relevant research findings, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources.
Alcohol
Binge Free 603 - What's Your Reason?
Binge-Free 603: What’s Your Reason?

Everybody has a reason for not wanting to overdo it when having fun. What’s your reason? Binge-Free 603 is a place for young adults to share their reasons for not wanting to go overboard when drinking.

 

Take A Break NH
Take A Break NH

Breaking up is hard to do…but sometimes it’s the right option. Taking a short break from drinking regularly and frequently, can help anyone feel better. This behavior change campaign offers skills and resources to young adults while re-norming the risk behavior of excessive alcohol use.

 

Rethinking Drinking
NIH Rethinking Drinking

For anyone who drinks, this site offers valuable, research-based information. What do you think about taking a look at your drinking habits and how they may affect your health? Rethinking Drinking can help you learn more.

 

Youth

Video Discussion Guide – Connection: Strong Relationships Prevent Substance Misuse

Parenting adolescents requires a different approach than parenting a young child. Adolescents want to form their own identity separate and apart from their parents and caregivers—more like their peers. They are curious and want to explore the larger world, yet they need support and guidance along the way. Learn how you can help young people in your life find direction, avoid problems with substances and take care of the mental health. Download this video discussion guide and factsheets with Tips for Caring Adults to further the conversation in your homes, schools, workplace and community.

 

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Spotlight Factsheet: Talking to Adolescents: Tips for Caring Adults

Open communication is the foundation for healthy relationships. It can be difficult with adolescents at times, though. You are not alone. Here are some tips for caring adults to nurture open lines of communication, as well as links to additional resources.

 

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Spotlight Factsheet: Building Connections: Tips for Caring Adults

Connection and healthy relationships promote mental health and prevent substance misuse. There are everyday things we can do at home, in schools, and in our community to build connections with the young people in our lives that can make all the difference.

 

Voices of New Hampshire's Young Adults infographic

2019 NH Young Adult Needs Assessment Infographic

To better understand the root causes of substance use and mental health problems among NH’s young adults, a statewide assessment was conducted in 2019. A total of 2,694 adults aged 18-30 across the state, described what excites and what frustrates them about living, learning, and thriving in NH, and where they could use a little extra support.

 

Talk. They hear you.
The “Talk. They Hear You.” campaign aims to reduce underage drinking and substance use among youths under the age of 21 by providing parents and caregivers with information and resources they need to address alcohol and other drug use with their children early. There are also Partner Resources, many of which are customizable for your needs.
NIDA for Teens
Teens.drugabuse.gov

The trusted source for science-based information on teen drug use and its effects.

Partnership to end addiction
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Drug Guide

A comprehensive and up-to-date source of drug information for parents. Learn the facts, prevalence and warning signs to help keep your child safe.

 

Prevention Communication
The Partnership @drugfreeNH Partner Toolkit
The Partnership @drugfreeNH Partner Toolkit

The goal of this toolkit is to streamline your communication to key audiences throughout the state with coordinated prevention messaging. The toolkit can also be used as a jumping-off point in messaging to highlight your involvement in The Partnership @drugfreeNH and the prevention community at large. We hope that you find it useful in planning and managing your social media and outreach efforts. More importantly, we want to hear from you! Please contact us if you wish to be part of message development.

Partnership Brand Guidelines

Brand Style Guide for The Partnership @drugfreeNH

These Brand Guidelines are intended to help your decision making in using and applying the Partnership’s brand to ultimately strengthen our collective identity. This reference document was produced to provide consistent answers to some of the more detailed questions that we run into in our daily work. It communicates the ways in which all of us can brand our organization and our daily work and communications. Should you have any questions about these guidelines or suggestions on how to strengthen them, please contact us. We truly look forward to your input.

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Social Media Toolkit to Support Partner Communication of Spotlight Factsheets

The social media toolkit includes sample messages and images that will support digital communication and dissemination of the Spotlight Factsheets to support our prevention community’s response to the rise in methamphetamine use across the state of New Hampshire. Messages can be modified to suit your needs. (Right-click+Save As on each individual image to download.)

Get the facts. General facts on methamphetamine. Factsheets and resources to support your prevention work.
Have the talk. How to talk to your children about mehtamphetamine and stimulant use. Download our factsheet today.
Reducing the harm with methamphetamine use. How to support individuals who misuse methamphetamine and other stimulants. Factsheets and resources to support your prevention work.
Staying safe. Strategies to reduce your risk when using methamphetamine or other stimulants. Download our factsheet today.
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