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

Need Help Now? — If you or someone you know is affected by substance misuse, please access the 24 hour support hotline through 211 or go to 640 Marlboro Street (Curran Bldg. on Rte. 101) Keene , NH — Monday - Friday (8am - 5pm).


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 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

2019 training schedule — dept. of health & human services and the bureau of drug & alcohol services

Free Introductory Level workshops designed for people working in any helping profession whose daily work encounters/engages with people with substance abuse disorders. Schedules include Initial Training on Addiction and Recovery and Families and Addiction.
Preregistration is required as seating is limited.

Cost: Free

Marijuana and Cannabis: What we know and don’t know!

Monday, March 25, 2019
6:30 pm— 8:00 pm
Cheshire Medical Center
Auditorium A&B
580 Court Street
Keene, NH

Join us to learn more about the pros and cons of legalized recreational use of marijuana.


An Introduction to the Regulated Classroom: "Bottom Up" Trauma Informed Teaching

Thursday, March 28, 2019
12:00 pm— 3:00 pm
Keene State College, LP Young Student Center, Mountain View Room 229
Main Street, Keene,

In this FREE three hour training, participants will gain in introduction to a somatic approach to trauma-informed teaching.

Space is limited and registration is required. Click here to Register at Eventbrite

Financial Literacy Workshop

Friday, March 29, 2019
9:00 am — 2:00 pm
Southwest Community Services
63 Community Way
Keene, NH

If you would like to learn better strategies for money maintenance, the Financial Literacy Workshop can help!

Cost: Free

Youth summit 2019

Friday, April 5 and Saturday April 6, 2019.
Grappone Conference Center
Concord, NH

Registration: $10 per person

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.

Cost: Free

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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