According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), drug overdose deaths in the United States, including 69,710 involving opioids, rose 29.4% in 2020 to an estimated 93,331.
Woman are losing their children because of addiction.
Between 2000 and 2019, the prevalence of parental alcohol or other drug (AOD) abuse as an identified condition for removal of children from the parent(s) and their placement in out-of-home care has increased 20.4%, according to the U.S. National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare. Throughout New Hampshire, the reported prevalence in 2020 ranged from 11-20%.
A drug-addicted baby is born every 15-19 minutes - approximately 29,200 infants a year.
Nearly 80 newborns each day in the United States are diagnosed with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), a condition that results from exposure to opioids during pregnancy. This number has tripled within the last 15 years.
In the United States during 2020, there were 93,331 drug overdose deaths, an increase of 29.4% from 2019.
In the State of New Hampshire, opioid/opiate, methamphetamine, & cocaine/crack treatment admissions increased overall by 32% from 2019-2020. The number of opioid-related emergency department visits approached 3,000, and more than 400 people died as a result of drug overdose.
The Hope . . .
House of Hope NH is a 12-18 month faith-based program comprised of three steps that helps women overcome addiction through the power of Jesus Christ:
Create structure in their lives with Jesus Christ as the foundation
Individualize a plan to prepare them to be self- sufficient
Help graduates find a job and housing
House of Hope is unique because we allow children of the women to be in the home with them.
House of Hope offers healing and rebuilding of lives by offering structure, responsibility and commitment while teaching the tools to manage family, household, and employment.