City Manager Blaine Cox and Recreation & Arena Director Chris Bowlen are pleased to announce the Rochester Department of Recreation & Arena has joined New Hampshire’s Recovery Friendly Workplace (RFW) Initiative, which provides resources and training to staff directly or indirectly impacted by substance abuse or addiction.
Plymouth County Outreach Selected as a Law Enforcement/First Responder Diversion Mentor Program Site
The Police Chiefs of Plymouth County are pleased to announce that Plymouth County Outreach (PCO) has been selected as a mentor site for The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Law Enforcement/First Responder Diversion Mentor Program.
IPSWICH — Chief Paul Nikas reports that the Ipswich Police Department and Ipswich Aware have partnered to hold a Prescription Drug Take Back Day and Touch-A-Truck event this April.
HATHORNE — Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School Principal Shannon Donnelly would like to invite community members to attend a free showing of “If They Had Known” — a documentary addressing the dangers of substance abuse — tomorrow night.
HAVERHILL — As part of Whittier’s ongoing efforts to curb drug and alcohol abuse, students attended a special Above the Influence presentation to last week to hear from people directly affected by substance abuse.
Superintendent Paul Zinni is pleased to announce that the high school group, Students Advocating Life without Substance Abuse (SALSA), recently spoke to several Avon elementary school students about saying no to drugs and alcohol.
The Bedford Police Department, in partnership with BeBOLD (Bedford – Building Our Lives Drug-Free) will host an informative event aimed at substance abuse prevention among teenagers.
Greater Lawrence Technical School Students to Participate in Community Forum with Merrimack Valley Prevention and Substance Abuse Project
ANDOVER — Superintendent John Lavoie is pleased to announce that Greater Lawrence Technical School is working with the Merrimack Valley Prevention and Substance Abuse Project on its fourth annual community forum.
PEPPERELL – Police Chief David Scott is pleased to announce that the Community Outreach Initiative Network (COIN) has received a $22,500 donation from Teenage Anxiety and Depression Solutions (TADS) to fund more hours with the program’s mental health clinicians.
PEPPERELL – Police Chief David Scott is pleased to report that police officers from 10 area communities will undergo specialized training on how to respond to mental health emergencies and how to better serve members of their communities suffering from mental illness through the new Northwest Middlesex County Community Outreach Initiative Network (COIN).