In New Hampshire alone, the heroin epidemic is expected to kill more than 500 people by the end of the year. But a resident with a history of addiction has made it his mission to save some of those lives with a unique approach to treatment.
Even on the cloudiest of days along the banks of the Winnipesaukee River, inside the Riverbank House, there's always a silver lining.
The men's only long-term residential treatment center in Laconia encourages residents to stay as long as they want.
Owner and manager Randy Bartlett says his goal is to prove to clients that life is good without drugs, and his approach is working.