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Stand Up Laconia

Thu Jan 24th Meeting, Huot Technical Center (Next to LHS) from 5:30-7pm


Our Mission
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 & family relationships in our community!

National Birth Defects Prevention Month

Month of January
January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month! Join in the nationwide effort to raise awareness of birth defects, their causes, and their impact!

Each January the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) raises awareness among women and families on actions they can take to help have a healthy baby. January is also a time to recognize people living with birth defects. Thanks to ongoing medical advances, children born with birth defects are living longer. These children and their families still need help. They often need specialized treatment, continued care, and strong social support to improve their overall quality of life.

Random acts of kindness day

Sun Feb 17th

We know you spread kindness every day, but here's a day we can go all out!

Underage Drinking:  If you Buy ... You Pay

February 21, 2019  5:30pm

Join us for Session Three of Stand Up Laconia’s Learn the Truth Series

Join Stand Up Laconia and local substance misuse prevention experts for an important community conversation about the dangers of underage drinking. Learn about New Hampshire’s Social Host Liability Law and different ways you can protect yourself and keep the youth in our community safe.

 

Stand Up Laconia

Thu Feb 28nd Meeting from 5:30pm to 7:00pm at the Huot Technical Center (Next to LHS)

Our Vision:
Laconia is a city to be proud of and an attractive place to live and work.

Our Mission:
Standing up to effectively and compassionately confront the causes and consequences of substance misuse by advocating for prevention,intervention, treatment, and recovery.

Kick Butts Day

Wed Mar 20th

Kick Butts Day is a national day of activism that empowers youth to speak up and take action against tobacco use at more than 1,000 events from coast to coast.

Poison Prevention Week

Sun Mar 17th - Sat 23rd

 National Poison Prevention Week raises awareness of poison prevention nationwide during the third full week of March every year. The week is an opportunity to highlight the dangers of poisonings for people of all ages and promote community involvement in poisoning prevention.

Stand Up Laconia

Thu Mar 28th Meeting - Huot Center at LHS

Our Vision:
Laconia is a city to be proud of and an attractive place to live and work.

Our Mission:
Standing up to effectively and compassionately confront the causes and consequences of substance misuse by advocating for prevention,intervention, treatment, and recovery.

Alcohol Awareness Month

Month of April

Founded and sponsored by NCADD, Alcohol Awareness Month was established in 1987 to help reduce the stigma so often associated with alcoholism by encouraging communities to reach out to the American public each April with information about alcohol, alcoholism and recovery. Alcoholism is a chronic, progressive disease, genetically predisposed and fatal if untreated. However people can and do recover. In fact, it is estimated that as many as 20 million individuals and family members are living lives in recovery!

Stand Up Laconia

Thu Apr 25th Meeting - Huot Center at LHS

Our Vision:
Laconia is a city to be proud of and an attractive place to live and work.

Our Mission:
Standing up to effectively and compassionately confront the causes and consequences of substance misuse by advocating for prevention,intervention, treatment, and recovery.

National Prevention Week

Sun May 12th - Sat 18th

National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental and/or substance use disorders.

Stand Up Laconia

Thu May 23rd Meeting - Huot Technical Center at LHS, 5:30pm to 7pm

Topic:  Identifying and planning activities and educational opportunities for our community to address the problem areas identified in the Youth Risk Behavior Survey.

Our Vision:
Laconia is a city to be proud of and an attractive place to live and work.

Our Mission:
Standing up to effectively and compassionately confront the causes and consequences of substance misuse by advocating for prevention,intervention, treatment, and recovery.

Stand Up Laconia

Thu., June 27th Meeting - 5:30pm to 7pm

 

Our Vision:
Laconia is a city to be proud of and an attractive place to live and work.

Our Mission:
Standing up to effectively and compassionately confront the causes and consequences of substance misuse by advocating for prevention,intervention, treatment, and recovery.

Stand Up Laconia

Thu., July 25th - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Our Vision:
Laconia is a city to be proud of and an attractive place to live and work.

Our Mission:
Standing up to effectively and compassionately confront the causes and consequences of substance misuse by advocating for prevention,intervention, treatment, and recovery.

Stand Up Laconia

Thu August 22nd Meeting - Huot Technical Center at LHS, 6:00pm to 7pm

Topic:  Updated Community Resource Assessment.

Our Vision:
Laconia is a city to be proud of and an attractive place to live and work.

Our Mission:
Standing up to effectively and compassionately confront the causes and consequences of substance misuse by advocating for prevention,intervention, treatment, and recovery.

Laconia Police will be hosting

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT PARTY
     at 57 Blueberry Lane
     Tuesday August 6th, 2019
     From 5:00pm till 7:00pm

“National Night Out” is a community police partnership held on the first Tuesday of August each year. It aims to increase awareness about Police programs in communities, such as drug prevention and other anti crime efforts and is designed to help bring neighbors together.

National recovery month

Month of September

"Every September, SAMHSA sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use issues and celebrate the people who recover."

Stand Up Laconia

Thu September 26th Meeting - Huot Technical Center at LHS, 5:30pm to 7pm

Agenda: SUL Coalition meeting Sept 26th

Our Vision:
Laconia is a city to be proud of and an attractive place to live and work.

Topic:
VAPING: An Alarming Trend Affecting our Middle, High School and College Age Students.

National Teen Driver Safety Week

Sun Oct 20th - Sat 26th

"National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW) is dedicated to raising awareness and seeking solutions to preventable teen deaths and injuries on the road. Mark your calendars for next year's National Teen Driver Safety Week, which will take place October 20-26, 2019."

Stand Up Laconia

Thu October 24th Meeting - Location: Huot Technical Center (Located next to LHS)
5:30pm to 7pm

Our Vision:
Laconia is a city to be proud of and an attractive place to live and work.

Our Mission:
Standing up to effectively and compassionately confront the causes and consequences of substance misuse by advocating for prevention,intervention, treatment, and recovery.

Great American Smoke Out

Thu Nov 15th

"Get ready to lose the habit, and become victorious over tobacco. The American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout event is your chance to triumph over addiction. Every November, we set aside the third Thursday to encourage smokers to go the distance, and to finally give up smoking."

Stand Up Laconia

Thu November 28th Meeting - Huot Technical Center at LHS, 5:30pm to 7pm

Our Vision:
Laconia is a city to be proud of and an attractive place to live and work.

Our Mission:
Standing up to effectively and compassionately confront the causes and consequences of substance misuse by advocating for prevention,intervention, treatment, and recovery.

Stand Up Laconia

Thu December 26th Meeting - Huot Technical Center at LHS, 5:30pm to 7pm

Our Vision:
Laconia is a city to be proud of and an attractive place to live and work.

Our Mission:
Standing up to effectively and compassionately confront the causes and consequences of substance misuse by advocating for prevention,intervention, treatment, and recovery.

standuplaconia@gmail.com