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.

Ready for the big game?

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Feb 012011

Super Bowl XLV is coming! Here are some tips to make ‘the big game’ safe and fun for everyone, and to help guide your kids toward a great future.

Hosting a Super Bowl party?

Here are some great tips for responsible party hosting.

Nonalcoholic drinks the whole family can enjoy.

And here’s a secret from PreventionWorksNH– this cocktail meatball recipe is great. You can use frozen ‘cocktail sized’ meatballs. Add a little mustard powder, and you’ll be the hit of the party!

Watching the game with your family?

Research shows that the more youth are exposed to alcohol advertising, the more likely they are to drink, drink more often and drink to excess. When you watch ads for the big beer companies, take the time to talk to your kids about responsible behavior. Encourage them to think carefully about the ads they see and what the real messages of those ads are.

Admongo.gov is a safe, kid-friendly site that helps teach kids about the ways advertisers get their messages across.

It’s not too early to talk to your kids about responsible behavior. Yourparentinginfo.com has some great tips for talking with elementary school children about alcohol and health.

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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