North Country Health Consortium

Substance Use Disorder Clinical Services

       SUD Clinical Services Stamp Logo  Through a comprehensive array of Substance Use Disorder Clinical Services, we offer a continuum of care model to provide a person-centered, community-based approach.  Evidence-based services are offered at the Friendship House, a residential facility, and in a variety of locations in northern New Hampshire.  Resiliency and recovery-oriented systems of care ensure mental, physical and spiritual needs are met as clients begin and progress down the road to recovery.   At the point of contact, each potential client undergoes a comprehensive clinical assessment determining the level of intensity that best meets their current need. Guidance and support are provided to create an individualized plan that transitions through levels of treatment.

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 Learn more about our substance use disorder clinical services below as well as by visiting the tabs to the top right of this page. 

Outpatient Treatment program serves individuals whose alcohol and drug  use affects their daily living and causes family issues, irregular employment, arrest, etc.  The treatment takes place while living at home and commuting to a center, offers a flexible alternative to residential treatment or at the conclusion of a residential program.

Intensive Outpatient Treatment program is a community-based approach to provide a highly structured program; tailored for a person to acquire the tools to establish a foundation for long term recovery. 

Residential Treatment programs are designed to provide individuals a high or low intensity level-of-care, and may include Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) support,  in a safe, structured environment to learn how to successfully live life without the use of substances. Admission is on a voluntary basis. Length of stay is individually determined by clinical indicators using the nationally recognized American Society on Addiction Medicine (ASAM) placement criteria.

Recovery Support Services strengthens an individual’s recovery plan and prevents relapse, enhances the plan or helps remove barriers to recovery. Recovery Support Services include but are not limited to, guidance in financial management, parenting, vocational training or life management.

Future Plans for Medically Monitored Inpatient Detoxification (Detox) including Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Opioid Treatment Programs with 24-hour supervision, observation, and support for patients who are intoxicated or experiencing withdrawal.

Impaired Driver Care Management Program (IDCMP) is intended for individuals who are required to attend and successfully complete a state-approved DWI Program.  IDCMP satisfies all NH DWI conviction types.  Using the care management model, IDCMP participants have the right to choose where to receive services and we strive to provide support to assist in completing all aspects of the program.

Grafton County Drug Treatment Court (DTC) is an Alternative Sentencing Program serving Grafton County, New Hampshire. It is a multi-phase intervention program designed for adults who have pled guilty to drug-driven offenses and who have a Substance Use Disorder. A collaborative effort between several agencies working together to provide substance use disorder treatment, psycho-educational programs, and consistent supervision, DTC is geared toward supporting and helping participants maintain a drug-free life style.

Other services include:

  • Screening
  • Assessment / Diagnosis
  • Referral To Level Of Care
  • Court SUD Evaluation
  • Individual Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Group Therapy

Outpatient Department Satellite Sites

The following sites are subject to change, please verify your appointment. 

  • Carroll County:
    1620 East Main Street
    Center Conway, NH 03813
  • Coös County:
    610 Sullivan St. Suite 303
    Berlin, NH 03570

  • Grafton County:
    6 Church St.
    Woodsville, NH 03785

 Contact us

 Contact the main office for Substance Use Disorder Clinical Services:
North Country Health Consortium
Friendship House
2957 Main St.
PO. Box 717
Bethlehem, NH 03574

(603) 869-2210 (Phone)
(603) 869-2355 (Fax) 
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