We are standing for...

a decrease in youth alcohol and drug use and an increase in positive, healthy peer and family relationships.





Stand Up Laconia is a growing coalition of youth and adults who live, go to school, and/or work in Laconia.  We have come together to create positive change, and we need YOUR help!

In order for positive change to happen, we need to work together as a community.  Who else needs to be involved? Parents - Youth - Healthcare Providers - Business - Education - Law Enforcement - Faith Community - Local Government


•   Peer Support Groups for Parents of Children, Teens and Young Adults with Substance Use Issues
The group is held the 2nd and 4th Thursday every month starting Sept. 11, 2014

•   Up with People Cast B 2014
Laconia, New Hampshire: September 1-8, 2014

•   Host Families Needed for Up With People

•   Challenge Night a Great Success

•   Up with People - coming to Laconia Sept. 1-8
Bank of NH has signed on as a major donor donating $5,000!  Thus far we have $10,000 of the $25,000 we need - click here for additional Up With People info

•   Stand Up Laconia T-shirts for sale
Two different styles - $10 each...

•   Stand Up Laconia on local radio
WLNH - with Pat Kelly

WJYY - with Nazzy & Mya

•   Weekly dose of NH Drug and Alcohol News


Research shows that parents have MORE influence over their child than friends, music, TV, the Internet and celebrities ...

Think it's OK to use drugs?  Or that it's cool to get drunk on the weekends?  Maybe that's what some kids say, but it's not true ...

Approximately 70% of those who abuse prescriptions meds get them from family or friends, often by taking them right out of the medicine cabinet ...