New Data Shows Surge of Drug Overdoses in Manchester and Nashua

Some brand-new data shows there was surge of drug overdoses in two of New Hampshire’s largest cities last month.

According to American Medical Response, a total of 104 opioid overdoses happened in Manchester and Nashua in October.

There were 76 in Manchester alone, which was the highest one-month total in more than five years.

Many of the overdoses were connected to fentanyl and some of them resulted in deaths.

Anyone struggling with addiction can get help by dialing 211.