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 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


Providers and community members interested in learning more about how Doorway-NH (or the Hub & Spoke model) will work in their community are strongly encouraged to attend a local public forum. The public forum for the Keene hub will be Monday, January 14, 2019, 9:30-11:00 am at Cheshire Medical Center in Auditorium A and B

safe and drug free communities Meeting

Wednesday January 16, 2019
3:30 to 5:00 PM
Keene High School
Large Group Instruction Area
43 Arch Street, Keene NH

Click on flyer to the left to view the agenda. This meeting is free and open to the public. All are welcome to attend.

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

Tuesday January 8, 2019
5:30 PM — 7:00 PM
Monadnock Family Services
64 Main Street
Keene, NH

Session 3: Trauma — How trauma changes us and how we can heal together.

Cost: Free

Tenancy 101 Workshop

This workshop is offered on
Friday, January 19, 2019 and
Friday, April 19, 2019
9:00 am —1:00 pm
Southwest Community Services
62 Community Way
Keene, NH

If you have negative landlord references, Tenancy 101 can help!

Cost: Free

Life Skills Workshop

Friday, February 15, 2019
9:00 am —12:30 pm
Southwest Community Services
62 Community Way
Keene, NH

The Life Skills Workshop can help change the course of your life!

Cost: Free

guiding good choices for parents of 9 to 14 year old children

Guiding Good Choices is a free 5-week program that teaches effective family communications and family bonding. This program gives parents the skills they need to help prevent substance abuse by their children.

Pizza and snacks will be available.

Five Tuesday evening sessions starting January 29, 2019, February 5, 12, 19 and March 5, 2019.

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 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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