Natacha Davis stood before 300 people at a Valentine's Day first responders breakfast and told them how the caring she found at a Nashua fire station last year helped her to finally overcome the substance use disorder she had struggled with for years. Organizers of the third annual benefit, sponsored by Harbor Homes and Keystone Hall, were hoping to raise $100,000 for the city's Safe Stations program. 

By his own account, Chris Sprague had a happy childhood. He grew up in a good home and vowed that he would never drink or take drugs. Then his father died and Sprague fell in with friends who did both. By the time he was in his mid-20s, he was addicted to opioids and had lost everything he h…


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