CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A nonprofit advocacy group says its latest report on the effects of alcohol and drugs on New Hampshire’s economy confirms how the lack of workforce in the substance misuse field has contributed to a public health crisis.
…New Hampshire has one of the highest per capita death rates due to drug overdoses in the nation, with nearly 500 people dying from an overdose last year. The report estimates more than 30,000 people in New Hampshire over the age of 15 abused drugs in 2014.
Considering the fact that this happen on the former governor’s watch, and that she not only willfully passed up multiple opportunities to shift gears from a prosecutorial to a treatment oriented approach to opioid abuse but chose again and again to obstruct anyone suffering from chronic pain from having any other treatment options than the highly addictive opioid prescriptions that serves as the highway to opioid addiction, well…
…Maggie Hassan needs to sit down and shut the hell up.