We are standing for...

Standing up to effectively and compassionately confront, treat and prevent the causes and consequences of substance abuse in a way that promotes positive, healthy peer,  and family relationships in our community.

KIDS

FAMILIES

COMMUNITY

WE ARE A COALITION...

ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

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

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 prescription meds get them from family or friends, often by taking them right out of the medicine cabinet ...

Links to additional resources for professionals and anyone interested in other support resources