Keyword: Portsmouth Prevention Coalition
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PORTSMOUTH — J. Mark Ryan didn’t heed his own doctorly advice. Last year, the Town Council member felt pretty confident while competing in the Project Purple Dodgeball Tournament … more
PORTSMOUTH — The School Committee has unanimously approved a policy that authorizes the continued use of trained drug-sniffing dogs in periodic searches of students’ lockers and … more
PORTSMOUTH — Some people do a double-take when they find out what Ray Davis does. “When I approach somebody from the state and they ask, ‘What do you do?’ I explain … more
PORTSMOUTH — Peter Letendre knows a thing or two about treating addiction because he used to abuse drugs and alcohol himself. “Today, as it stands, I’ve been sober since … more
PORTSMOUTH — Step in Debbie Lawrence’s small home in Common Fence Point and you cannot escape the memory of her son Bradley, who died May 10 at the age of 25. His body was found … more
PORTSMOUTH — When teenagers want to hide their drug use from parents, they’ll often put the contraband right on top of a bedroom bureau, said Pam Shayer.  “Do you know … more
PORTSMOUTH — Carol Wilcox, one of several local parents whose families have been hit hard by opioid addiction, said it’s often difficult to get their warnings through to … more
PORTSMOUTH — Earlier this year, when the Portsmouth Prevention Coalition (PPC) released its latest needs assessment that tracked substance abuse among local youth, the results were seen by … more
PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth High School Principal Joseph Amaral said his decision to have police and K-9 units periodically sweep the school for drugs was based primarily on concerns that some … more
PORTSMOUTH — Citing the “proliferation of illegal substances, such as marijuana and other controlled substances among young people,” Portsmouth High School Principal Joseph … more
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