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visit us at www.standupnewfound.org
S.U.N. Chili Challenge
Welcome to the Stand Up Newfound
Anti-Drug Coalition website.
Please use the resources here to learn more and become more aware of the effect of substance misuse and abuse on our community. Awareness and education are the best ways to prevent and intervene before substance misuse and abuse becomes an overwhelming situation here in the Newfound area and New Hampshire.
Remember: all of us have a role in our community to keep it productive and healthy everyday... today and for all future generations.
We Need You! to be effective!!
*Next Steering Committee Meeting
8am Tuesday 3/14/2017
If you have ideas and/or resources, Please join us!
*Next Community Meeting
6:30pm Thursday 3/23/2017
If you have ideas and/or resources to talk about, Please join us!
Everyone is Welcome.
Come and join the group and discuss our cause.
~Steering Committee Mtg on the second tuesday each month at 8am - Tapply-Thompson Community Center
~Community Mtg every fourth Thursday each month at 6:30pm (Location will be at the Minot-Sleeper Library 2017)
New! Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Box Location:
Bristol Police Department
In the ongoing effort to reduce access and availability of prescription drugs in a safe and environmentally friendly manner, we are pleased to announce the installment of an anonymous permanent drop box location in our community. With the leadership of Chief Michael Lewis and Lt. Kristopher Bean, the drop-off box is now available for local citizens to safely dispose of their expired or unwanted prescription drugs. On behalf of Stand Up Newfound, the Bristol Police Department, CADY and The Public Health Network of Central NH, we would like to invite you to join us in announcing the opening of this valuable resource in reducing substance misuse in the our community.
The drop off box has been approved, installed and is ready for operation. Our goal is to use this opportunity to educate our community in the need to decrease the supply of unused prescription medications, and reduce the risk of substance misuse in a simple but significant way. Visit our 'Lock It Up' page for more information.
Great Bracelets that will raise money to support S.U.N. operational materials and future events.
Pick them up for $5 at the following locations:
Petromart, TTCC, Park-N-Go, Simply Cuts
Show your support for drug prevention, awareness, treatment, and recovery in our community!!
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EXCITING NEWS! Recovery Services Bring HOPE!
Please Share!!! We would like to get the input of the Newfound Community on implementing a Recovery Resource Center! There is one in Manchester named Hope for New Hampshire. Check out their website at www.hopefornhrecovery.org
There you can see some basic information on what they currently provide. The objective of their RRC(recovery resource center) is increasing the prevalence and quality of long-term recovery from alcohol and drug abuse. Their goals are for the NH recovery community to become a powerful voice in the substance abuse disorder conversation. The RRC provides: Recovery Support Services, including telephone support, Recovery Coaching, and Community Recovery Center Support. This empowers members by providing resources training and skills development!
Remember... All people addicted to drugs or alcohol are in recovery as long as they continue to battle their addiction everyday!
Recovery is a life long journey!
A Recovery Community Organization (RCO) is the heart and soul of the Recovery Movement, They demonstrate leadership in towns, cities, and states on the national landscape. This Recovery Resource Center would be the heart of recovering addicts in and around our area! If you think we should try to add a center like this, please voice your opinion by emailing JRitchie.SmartRecovery@gmail.com or you can call (603)630-3915! I am working on setting up a meeting with the Selectmen of the town, and I will also be trying to hold a Newfound Area Meeting for all community members to attend and learn what this center can do for the growing epidemic! Please voice your concerns and your opinions so we can hear what you have to say!
Smart Recovery/ Recovery Support Services
~Local NH News Related Stories~
Please check out the documents below
to learn more about the community coalition as we need your help and input to get established and learn more about the resources available in our community.
(Click the title to view it in your browser or download a copy to your computer by clicking the down arrow.)
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