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

Safe & Drug Free Communities Meeting

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
Rail Road Square Conference Room
49 Community Way, Keene

3:30-5:00 p.m.

3:30-3:45   Welcome & Introductions
3:45-4:00   Partner Updates  

     *THREE Speakers:
4:00-4:10 Ann Caraballo, LICSW, will present on prescription drug misuse. She will address prevention techniques, how to manage substance misuse once discovered, and treatment for prescription drug misuse. (Specifically for Opioids, Benzos, and Stimulants)
*4:10-4:15 Q&A

4:15-4:25  Sarah Hart-Wills, LICSW, will cover cutting and teens. She will address how to recognize signs of cutting, overall prevention, how to manage and cope if you've discovered your child or student has been cutting, and why it's so prevalent
*4:25-4:30 Q&A

 4:30-4:40 Wendy Prescott, LICSW, will cover teenage stress, social difficulties, bullying, and how to successfully support teens and promote healthy coping skills
*4:40-4:45 Q&A
  4:45-5:00 Closing Discussions
  5:00          Adjourn
All are welcome, we hope to see you!

Monadnock Region ChAARI Changes

As ChAARI Winds Down RAPS Comes to the Greater Monadnock Area. 

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There are four main areas at the heart of this program that, if effectively pursued, will promote healthier lifestyles:

  1. A physically active lifestyle,
  2. Civic and positive community engagement,
  3. Social inclusion, and
  4. Healthy nutrition or healthy eating.


New Hampshire Substance Misuse Service Delivery Continuum

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Take part in Makin' It Happen's Empowering you LEARNING SERIES.

SEE POSTER for various upcoming dates. (May 15th through July 17th)

All sessions from 6-8 p.m. at Jupiter Hall, 89 Hanover St, Manchester, NH

Youth and young adult video contest
May 2018 to February 2019


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