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Makin’ It Happen Coalition for Resilient Youth, on a mission! …to create a coordinated response among individuals, organizations, businesses and communities to promote behaviors that measurably improve overall health and well-being of our youth, with a focus on alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention.

Programming brought to the Greater Manchester Region through partnerships with:

Partnership for DrugfreeNH.org

Know the Stats Campaign – become a champion!

The Partnership site is 100% for you! This site has been designed and developed to be a premier source for up to-date information on substance misuse prevention. Be sure to visit the site often for the latest data, information and strategies to keep our youth and families’ safe and substance free! www.drugfreenh.org

Life of an Athlete (LOA) a premier program coming to NH through a partnership with New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association (NHIAA)

Program first rolled out with the 2014/2015 school year at the Bedford, Goffstown and Manchester public school districts – contact us for details regarding this exciting initiative and ways you can help support the roll out in your district

Interested in learning more about the LOA program? Visit them on the web at: www.loanh.org

NH Children’s Behavioral Health

The NH Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative is launching and Makin’ It Happen will bring overviews and strategies from the statewide plan of action to the Greater Manchester Region. To learn more about the NH plan, or to download the executive summary go to: www.nh4youth.org

Hope for NH Recovery

Hope has been expanding recovery community centers across the state including one located at 140 Central Street, Manchester. They have partnered with Manchester Fire Department to bring Safe Station to the region. Anyone can go to any Manchester Fire Station at any time and be connected to treatment resources and a recovery coach. Hope has similar partnerships in Bedford and Goffstown with the Police Departments.

Check out upcoming events directly at: www.hopefornhrecovery.org

NAMI NH – NEXUS project

The NEXUS project was brought to the region through a Federal – Garrett Lee Smith Grant awarded to NH in collaboration with NAMI NH. Over the past three years several trainings and presentations focused on Suicide Prevention and Postvention (what to do after someone dies by suicide) have been brought to the region, with a core goal of increasing the Greater Manchester Regions capacity to address and respond to this important topic.

Interested in learning more about NAMI NH – visit: www.NAMINH.org


all-day Recovery Month
Recovery Month
Sep 1 – Sep 30 all-day
Learn more and download a Recovery Month Toolkit at http://www.drugfreenh.org/about-us/item/62-recovery-month  
all-day Welcoming Week
Welcoming Week
Sep 18 – Sep 22 all-day
Bringing together immigrants, refugees and native-born residents in celebration of welcoming everyone! Welcoming Week 2017 Calendar of EventsFor more details, follow Welcoming Manchester on Facebook, or visit www.welcomingnh.org
1:00 pm Starting Syringe Services Progra...
Starting Syringe Services Progra...
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
In June 2017, Governor Sununu held a public signing ceremony for SB234 permitting the operation of Syringe Services Programs (SSPs) in New Hampshire. SSPs are key to addressing critical unmet public health needs in the[...]
9:00 am NAMI Walk
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm