Welcome to the NH Providers Association

Mission & Vision
The mission of the NH Providers Association is to represent its members in advancing substance use prevention, treatment and recovery through public policy, leadership, professional development, and quality member services.
We envision a New Hampshire with an all encompassing continuum of care that successfully addresses the public health impacts of substance use.

SAMHSA FINALIZES CHANGES TO PART 2 REGULATIONS GOVERNING CONFIDENTIALITY OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER TREATMENT RECORDS

By: Jason D. Gregoire, Esq.,
Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green, PA

In January 2017, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) made the first major, substantive amendments to 42 C.F.R. part 2 (part 2), the federal regulations governing confidentiality of substance use disorder treatment records, since 1987. The amendments were largely aimed at allowing the exchange of patient identifying information (PII) within clinically integrated networks, accountable care organizations, and health information exchanges. The amendments also clarified the permissible purposes for which a part 2 program may disclose PII to contractors and vendors known as Qualified Service Organizations.

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ARTICLE ON YOUTH SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER TREATMENT AND HUB PROGRAM

By: Granite Pathways

New Hampshire has a powerful new weapon in the battle against opioid addiction with the opening of the state’s first-ever residential treatment center for young people by Granite Pathways, an agency that supports individuals with mental illness and substance use disorders, disabilities and other barriers to long term economic well-being. This critically important work will be done as a continuum of care in partnership with community providers throughout the state...

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