Joint Task Force for the Response to the Heroin and Opioid Epidemic in New Hampshire
NEXT SAFE & DRUG FREE COMMUNITIES MEETING:
WEDNESDAY MAY 25, 2016
KEENE HIGH SCHOOL, 43 ARCH STREET
HELD IN LGIA ROOM
3:30 – 5:00pm
NH MEDICAL EXAMINER:
NEW CRISIS LINES OPEN:
NH Statewide Addiction Crisis Line
Also the Substance Use Disorder Coordinated Access Point Program is a program of Southwestern Community Services and provides a single point of contact for individuals wanting treatment, by providing a level of care assessment and assistance securing services.
And the Cheshire County Addiction Assistance Recovery Initiative is a hotline monitored 24/7 to deploy Recovery Coaches to Cheshire Medical Center Emergency Room to meet with individuals and discuss treatment and recovery options and to provide understanding and hope.
PREVENTION EDUCATION CURRICULUM: PROJECT SUCCESS
Project SUCCESS – designed to prevent and reduce substance use among students 12 to 18 years of age at risk for substance use and abuse due to poor academic performance, truancy, discipline problems, negative attitudes toward school, and parental substance abuse.
WORLD TOBACCO DAY
Tuesday May 31, 2016
Cheshire Medical Center 5-7pm
Auditorium A & B
RECOVERY COACH ACADEMY
JULY 18 – JULY 22, 2016 – Keene (TBD)
Monday 830-400, Tuesday-Friday 9-4
NEW FUTURES: FREE ADVOCACY TRAINING
July 29, 2016 830am – 200pm
10 Ferry Road, Concord, NH
As a reminder, New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has 16 webinars available for you to obtain Contact Hours for your licensure. Again, free for viewing to anyone! Members receive free certificate, non members is $15.00. The two webinars above are the only two, so far, approved for NBCC Contact Hours. But stay tuned, they’re preparing more.
MISSION: Influence public awareness, policy, and funding to support alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention, treatment, and recovery especially as it pertains to youth, in Cheshire County, NH.
GOALS: Reduce substance use among youth and adults, and strengthen collaborative partnerships within communities.
We offer prevention activities and education to reduce youth and young adult alcohol and substance use; advocate for policy change and increased funding for prevention, treatment, and recovery; and offer prevention trainings, internships, and substance-free events all year.