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

enter to win a scholarship for a 5-day residential leadership program

What: Summer Leadership 5-Day Program for high school students in the Monadnock Region who are committed to creating positive change in the community.
Where: New Hampton, NH
When: August 11-16,2019
Apply online here and indicate on the application that you are from the Monadnock Region
Questions contact 603-354-5454 Ext. 2313 or

Deadline: May 11, 2019

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

cooper’s crossroads presents Free Trauma Awareness Seminar series

When: Three Sessions —
March 28, April 25, and
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm— 8:00 pm
Where: Keene Public Library
Auditorium, 60 Winchester Street, Keene, NH
What: Trauma Awareness Seminar Series:
5/23 seminar covers: EMDR-Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing. Find out how EMDR helps treat trauma.
Registration: Class size is limited. Please confirm your seat by contacting Christina Major at 603-352-8029 or email

Cost: FREE

everyone’s an asset builder- FREE Workshop

When: Friday, May 17, 2019
Time: 8:30 am— 11:30 am
Where: Keene State College,
Norma Walker Hall, KSC Alumni Center
229 Main Street, Keene, NH
What: Research with millions of young people shows the power of people from all walks of life committing to do what they can to support all young people’s success. This FREE workshop is the perfect way to build public will and engagement for your collective impact and other community-building efforts.

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

The Developmental Relationships workshop: Creating connections that help kids thrive

Friday, May 17, 2019
1:30 pm — 4:30 pm
Keene State College
Norma Walker Hall, KSC Alumni Center
229 Main Street
Keene, NH

Relationships are too important to leave to chance. Educational success and social-emotional development blossom when caring adults and supportive peers are present in young people’s lives. Click flyer to learn more and register for this free workshop.

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

Connecting Our Community Summer Resource Fair 2019

For more information contact Sarah Johnston, MADAC Director at (603) 499‐3621 or

Come join us on June 11th for the Connecting Our Community Summer Resource Fair!

When: June 11th, 2019 (Rain Date, June 13th)
Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Railroad Square, Main Street, Keene NH

We will be hosting partners in wellness and behavioral health to bring resources and information to the community. This all inclusive, free event is available for community members looking for information and resources on how to access local behavioral health services and supports, as well as overall wellness opportunities in the area.

Sponsored by: Monadnock Voices for Prevention and MADAC

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