Drug deaths draw the most notice, but more addicted people live than die. For them and their families, life can be a relentless cycle of worry, hope and chaos.
New Hampshire is relatively prosperous, with low crime and unemployment. But the state is short on treatment centers, and drugs are readily available in nearby Massachusetts.
A federal judge halted the Cherokee Nation’s lawsuit in tribal court, but said they could pursue it elsewhere. The tribe will look to state court.