This week is the public comment period for the opioid funding coming to New Hampshire this fall. On Monday, providers and citizens convened for a public comment session with representatives of NH DHHS. Attendees included representatives from all across NH providers.

This funding coming to the state is from SAMHSA, it has certain allowances and restrictions on where the money can be spent. The following link is to the presentation DHHS NH gave at the public comment session. It summarizes the grant from SAMHSA. https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/bdas/documents/sor-public-hearing-presentation.pdf

Interested in the full federal grant information? https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/ti-18-015

If you or someone you know is invested in the opioid epidemic and excited to make constructive public comments to DHHS of NH about how the money would be best spent, email sor@dhhs.nh.gov , the deadline is this Friday 7/27/2018.

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