nTIDE June 2018 Jobs Report: Modest Downturn in Jobs Ends Extended Run for Americans with Disabilities

nTIDE Comparison of People With & Without Disabilities (June 2017 & 2018)Durham, NH – A modest downturn for June indicated the end of 26 consecutive months of job gains for American with disabilities, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD).

The Institute on Disability Plays a Key Role in Fighting the Opioid Crisis in New Hampshire

DURHAM, N.H. - The Institute on Disability (IOD) at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) has received a 4-year contract from the NH Department of Health and Human Services to develop training and workforce support services focused on treatment and recovery for youth and young adults with Substance Use Disorders and Co-occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders. 

Celebrating the Life of Jonathon Drake: LEND Trainee, Mentor, and Community Partner

The NH-ME LEND program joins in remembering the many contributions of Jonathon Drake, MSW (LEND 2006) who passed away on May 23, 2018. Jonathon exemplified what it means to be a part of the LEND Network. While working on his master’s degree in social work, Jonathon participated in the NH LEND Program to expand his knowledge and skills working with individuals with disabilities and their families.