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

For high school students in the Monadnock Region who are committed to creating positive change in the community. Click the flyer to learn more.

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

Three Sessions
Thursday, March 28,
Thursday, April 25, and
Thursday, May 23, 2019
7:00 pm— 8:00 pm
Keene Public Library
60 Winchester Street
Keene, NH

Class size is limited. Please see flyer for more information and how to register.


everyone’s an asset builder- FREE Workshop

Friday, May 17, 2019
8:30 am— 11:30 am
Keene State College,
Norma Walker Hall, KSC Alumni Center
229 Main Street,
Keene, NH

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

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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