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One way that people are trying to help make a difference in New Hampshire's epidemic of addiction is through recovery coaching, a peer-support model that's gaining momentum in the state. Coaches support those in recovery by helping access treatment and other resources, like finding a job and a safe place to live as they try to get clean.

To learn more, I recently joined about 40 people at a Recovery Coach Academy in a hotel conference room in Concord.

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On a Saturday afternoon in Keene, a handful of people are learning how to use the now widely available overdose-reversal drug Narcan. It’s one thing to get it into the hands of those who may need it. And as I find out, it’s another to know how to use it properly.