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Three New Hampshire families will meet with members of Congress Wednesday to tell their stories of losing a loved one to the opioid crisis in an effort to promote bipartisan support for legislation that will address the epidemic.
She found her son in the bathroom — the syringe still in his hand, his thumb and finger still bent around the plunger.
“It killed my son instantly,” Susan Messinger says of the heroin-fentanyl mix pumped into Carl, who died in 2014, eight days shy of his 25th birthday.
Lebanon — Hundreds of thousands of low-income renters in rural areas throughout the country could see a steep increase to their housings costs, if a bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., is not approved, Kuster said in announcing the bill on Friday.
CLAREMONT — A bipartisan bill aimed at spurring trade and travel between the United States and Canada could be on a track to success, according to U.S. Rep. Ann Kuster (D-NH).
CONCORD — Members of a Congressional subcommittee learned of alternatives to opioids as treatment within Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers Friday and discussed ways to expand and improve methods both within the VA and for civilians affected by the opioid epidemic.
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster, D-NH, held her 10th telephone town hall last night and according to her office, more than 8,000 people called in to hear her speak about the Granite State’s heroin epidemic.
During the call, according to Kuster, she heard a number of personal stories of constituents who have been affected by the heroin crisis.
Members of the public will get U.S. Rep. Ann M. Kuster’s ear Wednesday for a discussion about New Hampshire’s heroin crisis during a telephone town hall.
U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster co-sponsored new legislation this week designed to amend a flaw in the Affordable Care Act that indirectly incentivizes doctors to prescribe excessive opioids for pain relief.
When it comes to the opioid epidemic in Keene, the desire to solve the problem is there. But a variety of obstacles have made the goal difficult to reach.
This was the main message the 11 representatives from the city — including staff, emergency responders and health care professionals — voiced Wednesday in the auditorium of Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene.