Community Conversation on Substance Abuse, Rye, NH
On March 24, 2016, from 7:00pm to 9:30pm at the Rye Public Library, County Attorney Conway presented, along with a panel of other distinguished professionsals, to a group of concerned Rockingham County citizens regarding the drug epidemic and how we can best battle the issue as a community. County Attorney Conway discussed her efforts to gain the support of the Rockingham County Delegation as it relates to funding the Drug Court program in 2015 and 2016. Prior to 2015, Drug Court was funded by a federal grant. When the grant ended, CA Conway, along with other members of the drug court team, successfully advocated for the County to fund the program. Drug Court reduces recidivism rates by as much as 40%. Futhermore, our Drug Court program in Rockingham County saved the tax payers over a million dollars in 2015 by keeping drug addicts out of prison and in treatment. To view the presentation visit the Rye Public Library Website at www.townhallstreams.com/locations/rye-public-library.