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In the News

National Governors Association, Implementing Best Practices Across the Continuum of Care To Prevent Overdose, August 15, 2023

Fortune, 46 million Americans struggle with substance-use disorder. It’s time for bosses to stop ignoring them, July 27, 2023

Business NH Magazine, Ending the Suffering in Silence, June 12, 2023

NH Business Review, Hiring People in Recovery: Recovery-Friendly Workplace Effort Can Benefit Employers and Employees, October 21, 2022

Journey Magazine, Recovery Friendly Workplaces: Shared lessons, Collaboration, and a Growing Framework, August 2022

New York Times, Biden’s Drug Czar Is Leading the Charge for a ‘Harm Reduction’ Approach, July 26, 2022, National Director of ONDCP Visits PROCON to Attend Roundtable and Learn More About Innovative Recovery Friendly Workplace Model, May 24, 2022

Governor’s Office, Governor Chris Sununu Meets with Director of National Drug Control Policy Dr. Rahul Gupta, May 20, 2022

New Hampshire Bulletin, Little by Little, the State Is Seeing Progress in Its Efforts to Reduce Drug Overdose Deaths, March 21, 2022

Manchester Magazine, Mental Health in the Workplace: A Good Business Practice (p.50), March 2022

Greater Manchester Chamber, Recovery Friendly Workplace Initiative, December 2021

Journey Magazine, Recovery Friendly Workplaces: Good for Employees and Good for Business, August 2021

Union Leader, Nashua designated as Recovery Friendly Workplace, August 12, 2021

Foster's Daily Democrat, Wentworth-Douglass designated safe place for mental health, substance use disorders, July 2, 2021

Foster's Daily Democrat, Dover library earns designation as a safe place, March 8, 20201

PRWeb, Governor Sununu's Recovery Friendly Workplace Initiative Strengthens Amid Pandemic, February 18, 2021

Horizon TV: Construction Streaming, Recovery Friendly Workplace, September 2, 2020

Professional Builder, Samantha Lewandowski on Recovery-Friendly Workplaces, September 2, 2020

NH Business Review, Support continues for recovery-friendly workplaces in Covid-19 era, May 18, 2020

Union Leader, Recovery-friendly workplaces trying to help employees stay sober during pandemic, May 5, 2020 

Construction Executive Magazine, Rolling the Ball Up the Hill: Opioids and the Construction Industry, May 2020

Manchester Ink Link, State’s opioid support network adapts to COVID-19 pandemic challenges, April 10, 2020

Addiction Professional, Governor's Initiative Engages Businesses on Impact of Substance Use, March 18, 2020

NH Business Review, 'This is our Fight' - Employer support is critical for workers struggling with addiction, March 13, 2020

Union Leader, What's Working: More workplaces welcoming those in recovery, March 9, 2020

Concord Monitor, My Turn: Employer support is critical for workers struggling with addiction, March 7, 2020

Boston 25 News, NH chef hosting panel on how to help employees battling drug addiction, February 19, 2020

WMUR, Gov. Sununu signs alliance with OSHA to help support employees struggling with addiction, December 18, 2019, Sununu designates New Generation as Recovery Friendly Workplace, December 4, 2019

Northern Kentucky Tribune, Lexington symposium Tuesday to highlight statewide initiatives linking employment, recovery, December 2, 2019

Laconia Daily Sun, Workplace recovery assistance program comes to Lakes Region, October 23, 2019

WMUR, US Drug Czar Gets at State's Recovery Friendly Workplace Program, June 27, 2019

Burlington Free Press, New Hampshire pushes employers to support workers in recovery, May 27, 2019

NHPR, CDFA Names Non-Profit Partners For Recovery Friendly Workplace Initiative, April 29, 2019

The Union Leader, Grants awarded to support 'recovery friendly workplace' programs, April 27, 2019

Foster’s Daily Democrat, SOS to share grant funding from finance authority, April 26, 2019

The Laconia Daily Sun, Navigating Recovery receives state grant, April 26, 2019

NH Business Review, NH recovery centers model how to treat recovering employees, April 11, 2019

CDFA Press Release: Program Director Announcement

HIPPO Article: Tackling Workplace Stigma

NHPR Article: Sununu Expands Workplace Drug Recovery, March 27, 2018

Concord Monitor - March 26, 2018

NBC Nightly News Special

Office of the Governor Press Release - March 1, 2018

Union Leader - March 1, 2018 - March 8, 2018 

US News & World Report - March 1, 2018