Media & Materials
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
No matter what technique you use to manage your chronic pain, having support, a plan of action and information from trusted people and resources can help build your confidence and success. Watch this video to learn how the Living Well with Chronic Pain Program is helping people across NH deal with their pain.
Methamphetamine and stimulant usage is an area of concern in New Hampshire and across the US. The presence of stimulants, especially around young people, can present a challenging landscape for parents when navigating conversations with their children.
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.
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.
Information and resources for healthcare providers to link patients to effective treatment, harm reduction strategies and support.
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.)
#DryJanuary is a movement across New Hampshire, the US, and beyond that was created to encourage people to take a break and abstain from drinking alcohol throughout the month of January. The campaign originated with AlcoholChange.org. the Partnership has created a mini-kit of posts for partners to share if your organization wants to post their own content in addition to liking and sharing the other channels’ content.
Feel free to save it and add your logo before posting, or just post to your branded channels as-is. There is also suggested text to use, but feel free to use your own post messaging as well. (Right-click+Save As on each individual image to download.)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The social mini toolkit includes sample messages and graphics that will support digital communication of substance use prevention and the importance of community resiliency. Also included are daily prompts. Messages can be modified to suit your needs. Use #NPW2022, a hashtag for National Prevention Week 2022. (Right-click+Save As on each individual image to download.)
The social mini toolkit includes sample messages and graphics that will support digital communication of drug and alcohol facts (alcohol, prescriptions, vaping, and cannabis) to support our prevention community’s response to youth substance use across New Hampshire. Also included are three prompts use #MyWhyNDAFW, a hashtag encouraging youth to share their reasons for not using drugs or alcohol. Messages can be modified to suit your needs. Find more great activities and help planning your events on the NDAFW pages. (Right-click+Save As on each individual image to download.)
The goal of the partner 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.
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.