The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation presents:

New Hampshire Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 | SNHU Arena | Manchester, NH

Doors Open: 8:30 AM; Program: 9:45 AM to 12:30 PM

Information for Adults, Parents & Guardians

The New Hampshire Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness aims to promote healthy choices and educate students about the dangers of opioid use. We encourage parents to utilize the resource links below and learn more about this growing epidemic.

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Facts about Opioids:

In 2015, more than 400 people in New Hampshire died as a result of drug overdose, 2.5 times more overdoses compared to 2011. The majority of those overdoses were related to opioids.New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illicit drug heroin as well as the licit prescription pain relievers oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine, fentanyl and others.
American Society of Addiction Medicine: Opioid Addiction 2016 Facts and Figures
Every day, over 1,000 people are treated in emergency departments for misusing prescription opioids.Center for Disease Control Drug Overdose Data

Resources for more information:




Information about Addiction and drug prevention