New Hampshire ranks among the poorest for rates of young adult alcohol abuse and other drug use. Binge drinking among the State’s 18 – 25 year olds is 9% above the national average; also in that same age group, 27% report using marijuana on a regular basis, placing New Hampshire fifth highest in the country for both of these categories!
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services’ Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services details the findings in the Issue Brief, Young Adult Substance Abuse in New Hampshire.
Recently in the news there have been headlines on the drug "Molly" associated with the 4 deaths within the past week. Two were college students from NH. It is a tragic event and we feel it is important time to reach out and educate as many people as possible about "Molly" a.k.a. MDMA. Please see the attached user-friendly fact sheet on "Molly.”