Hub and Spoke addiction treatment program launches in January

There are so many people in this world who are struggling with addiction. Many of them are brave enough to admit it while others would rather keep it a secret and there are those who are in denial. Addiction, whether to drugs or alcohol can be very dangerous and anyone who lets himself get addicted to a substance should seek immediate help.

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In New Hampshire, the year 2019 looks good as they will be launching a statewide system to help people struggling with drug addiction. Based in part on a program operating with some success in Vermont, New Hampshire’s Hub and Spoke approach is a statewide, coordinated effort to get people into treatment fast and to follow them through to recovery.

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“Hub and Spoke will launch in early January,” said Timothy Rourke, director of New Hampshire Tomorrow, an arm of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. “The program is entirely funded for two years, at about $22 million each year. The money comes from the federally funded State Opioid Response Grant.”

The state is approved for $45.8 million over the two-year period. The grant is administered through the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Resources.

The grant comes from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for a program whose purpose is to address the opioid crisis by increasing access to medication-assisted treatment using the three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder, reducing unmet treatment needs, and reducing opioid overdose related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment and recovery services for opioid use disorder, according to the SAMHSA website…

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