Who We Are

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Jul 252011

We work together for a happier, healthier Sullivan County.

Communities United is an umbrella organization made up of businesses, community support organizations, government and law enforcement, and nonprofit organizations. We are united in our commitment to work for a stronger, healthier community. We know alcohol and drug abuse hurts families and drains our communities of valuable resources.

We work together to provide information, strengthen resources, and support healthy behavior. As you explore our website, you’ll learn more about what we do, our community partners, and how you can help your family and community.

World No Tobacco Day

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May 312015

The last day of May is World No Tobacco Day. This year, the WHO is focusing on the illegal sale of tobacco products all over the world.

Here in the US, we’ve seen e-cigarette manufacturers ignore guidelines for cigarette advertising and use flavors like fruit and cotton candy to appeal to kids.

Visit StillBlowingSmoke.org to learn more about the risks of ‘vaping.’

All tobacco is harmful and carcinogenic. Check out Don’t Be a Dip to learn what ingredients are in chewing tobacco. Share it with your kids!

And if you’re ready to quit, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or visit Try to Stop NH for tips on quitting for life. Calling a quit line is free, confidential and more than doubles your chances of quitting for good!

Check out this NPR report on how pop culture addresses issues of abuse, addiction and dependency.

May 082015

The Sullivan County Success Summit was…a success! Thank you to all of our presenters and attendees for making this an educational, entertaining event that allowed us to take note of all the progress our community has made. If you missed the event or just want to share some of the facts and information, the summit presentation is below (PDF file):

2015 Sullivan County Success Summit Presentation.

Learn how you can make a difference!

Prescription Pain Medication and YOU! from CATV 8/10 with Dr. Gilbert Fanciullo from DHMC.

Teen Suicide Prevention

Mental illness and alcohol and other drug abuse can be linked together. We can help.

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