Helping reduce drug & alcohol use in Cheshire County
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Monadnock Alcohol & Drug Abuse Coalition

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Providing prevention education to schools and communities, and referrals to treatment and recovery services in Cheshire County.

Our goals are:

  • Reducing substance misuse among youth and adults

  • Strengthening collaborations within our community to support prevention activities

Volunteers are the key component to our success. A variety of volunteer and internship opportunities are available. Please visit our volunteer page to see how you can help.

MADAC serves the following New Hampshire Communities:

  • Gilsum

  • Harrisville

  • Keene

  • Marlborough

  • Marlow

  • Nelson

  • Richmond

  • Roxbury

  • Sullivan

  • Stoddard

  • Surry

  • Swanzey

  • Troy

  • Fitzwilliam

  • Westmoreland

  • Chesterfield

Featured Events

safe & drug free communities november meeting

Wednesday November 14, 2018
3:30 PM — 5:00 PM
Keene High School LGIA Room

Come learn how to identify drug paraphernalia and drug use.
All are welcome. We hope to see you!

Cost: FREE

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
6:00 PM 8:00 PM
Keene Family YMCA Childcare Center, Multipurpose Room

Please join us for a unique community event for all generations led by the voices of the greatest generation and the emerging generation.

Cost: FREE

Thursday November 15, 2018
Networking and Refreshments 4:00 PM
Event Begins at 4:30 PM
Keene State College Alumni Center

Keynote by Nate French, Portfolio Lead followed by a panel of local voices.

Cost: FREE and open to the public.

Teens ages 13 to 18. Tell us what you think about e-cigarettes.

Thursday, November 15, 2018
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Kingsbury House, 550 Court Street

Join our conversation about electronic cigarettes if you are a teen between the ages of 13 and 18. Information you share will help us create material to educate, motivate and activate youth to quit or cut back on vaping products.

Participants will receive a $20 gift card for their help.

Cost: FREE

What’s Up with my Kid? Decoding “Out of Control” Behaviors

5:30 PM — 7:00 PM
Monadnock Family Services
64 Main Street

  • Session 1: Behavior — Why is my child acting this way?
    (Nov. 20, 2018)

  • Session 2: Attachment — How can I (parent/caregiver) help?
    (Dec. 4, 2108)

  • Session 3: Trauma — How trauma changes us and how we can heal together.
    (Jan. 8, 2019)

    Cost: Free

Youth Intervention program —A program to assist struggling youth and families

What does the program do?

  1. Serves all families in Cheshire County,

  2. Helps identify local services to meet the needs of your family,

  3. Holds your youth accountable for their behavior and empowers youth to make positive changes in his or her life, and

  4. Offers families and youths the opportunity to problem solve.

New Hampshire Substance Misuse Service Delivery Continuum

NH Child Safety Tips for Parents & Grandparents

NH Cannabis Laws and Responsible Use

Youth and young adult video contest
May 2018 to February 2019


Upcoming Events

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