Upper Valley Area

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“Working together to reduce the problems 
and create solutions on substance misuse in our region.” 

What We Do:

Leadership – Cultivate expanded leadership to improve understanding of the impact of alcohol and other drug use in the region.

Effective Policy, Practice and Programs – build and support community organizations to implement evidence-based environmental strategies in an effort to influence the substance misuse culture.

Public Education – Increase public awareness relative to the harm and consequences of alcohol and other drug misuse, treatment and recovery support services available.

Activities include:

  • Regional Network Facilitation
  • Youth Leadership/Empowerment
  • Life of an Athlete
  • Social Norms Campaign
  • Rx Drug Drop Boxes

How You Can Get Involved:

We need your help to build a healthier region. You can participate in local coalitions, community forums, community work teams, and join our partnership meetings. Local coalitions we support are listed below.

Get more information about joining the Mascoma Valley Prevention Network by going to www.mvhi.org/

Get more information about joining the Hanover Substance Abuse Advisory Council by going to www.hanoverhigh.us

Get more information about joining the Circle Up! Hanover and Norwich Parent Group by going to www.facebook.com/groups/UVCircleUp/

Get more information about joining the Hartford Community Coalition by going to www.HartfordCommunityCoalition.org

Contact Aita Romain at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to join the Indian River School Steering Committee or the Lebanon Community Group

Service Areas:

Canaan, Dorchester, Enfield, Grafton, Grantham, Hanover, Lebanon, Lyme, Orange, Orford, Piermont, Plainfield, NH; Norwich and Hartford, VT

Download Substance Misuse Prevention Strategic Plan