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Home - Serenity PlaceSerenity Place, an NCADD affiliate,  is a non-profit community based addiction treatment and counseling agency for adult men and women 18 and older. We offer Crisis Services, Non-Medical Detoxification (detox), Transitional Living Programs, Intensive Outpatient Program for Men,  and Outpatient Services.  Serenity Place’s approach to treatment is based on the belief that addiction is a chronic disease that should be treated in a safe and caring clinical environment.  We are a collaborative community partner focused on providing a full spectrum of care for each individual,  whether it is through direct services or referrals to additional resources.

Recovery starts here and now.  603.625.6980.
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Serenity Place in the News,
In response to two more apparent overdoses in Manchester, WMUR News9 asked Stephanie, our development director to comment for their story on the rise in heroin and fentanyl deaths in the city. Click this link for the full story.

Manchester Public Access Television’s “Our City Matters” invited Stephanie Bergeron to be on their show April 20th. Stephanie, along with Rich Doyle from Helping Hands, were able to bring to light some of the issues surrounding substance use disorders and homelessness.  To go to the YouTube link Click here

The largest heroin seizure in the State of New Hampshire was reported by News 9 WMUR on March 18th.  Serenity Place was asked what the impact on the State would be. “It really is a significant victory for the community when you look at the big picture, for a number of reasons, public safety, and crime. It’s a huge victory. But it certainly does not eliminate the drug problem.” To see the full broadcast and to read more: Click this link.

On March 17th NH1 News on WBIN-TV shed light on the rise in overdose deaths in New Hampshire over the past 3 years.  “It’s being called an epidemic. Heroin use in the Granite State continues to be an uphill battle for law enforcement and treatment centers, and it is claiming the lives of people of all ages and backgrounds.”
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Stephanie Bergeron, Development Director at Serenity Place, was able to bring attention to the need for more treatment in New Hampshire in response to the significant rise of heroin related deaths in the State. “It’s truly an epidemic not only in Manchester, but all over the State.”   On March 16th, WMUR News 9 reported that “Manchester police said Monday that so far this year, they have responded to 105 overdoses in the city with more than a dozen deaths.” To read the full article, and watch the news broadcast, Click Here

Community Crisis

On January 20th 2015, the article “Dying in secret: Telling overdose stories could save lives” appeared in the Union Leader prompting our CEO Sharon Drake’s response with this editorial that appeared in the January 27th Union Leader section A7. The message in both of these articles is very timely and touches on issues that are greatly impacting our community. The original article Sharon responded to can be found here:
http://www.unionleader.com/article/20150121/OPINION01/150129871/-1/opinion01

Union Leader article / Serenity Place Treatment

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