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The purpose of this site is to provide local resources to those members of our community who are, or know someone, that is struggling with a substance abuse disorder.
The Hunterdon County Department of Human Services promotes the prevention and treatment of substance abuse and supports the recovery of individuals and their families affected by addiction.
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Help for Today. Hope for Tomorrow.

Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States.
Alcohol is a primary factor in the four leading causes of death for
young persons ages 10-21.
The typical American will see 100,000 beer commercials before he or she turns 18.
Please support efforts to increase community awareness and support for
individuals and families coping with the disease of alcoholism.

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The Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (LACADA) is an established committee that meets the third Wednesday of the month at 2:30 PM at the Department of Human Services. According to our program requirements, LACADA meets five times a year. The designated meeting months include: January, March, May, September and November.

Meeting dates for 2020: Wednesdays - January 15, March 18, May 20, September 16 and November 4

The Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) (focus on mental health issues) and the Professional Advisory Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (PACADA) have merged together in 2018 to mirror efforts on the state level to integrate behavioral health treatment. PAC/PACADA was combined for the purpose of collaborative efforts and better networking and outreach in the community.  (PACADA) is an established committee that meets the third Thursday of the month at 1:00 PM at the Department of Human Services.

Meeting dates for 2020: Thursdays - January 16, March 19, May 21, July 16, September 17 and November 19

The Hunterdon County Municipal Alliance Program is a committee made up of five Alliances that are regionally based that have been established to provide an independent planning and coordinating body covering state, county, and local efforts regarding alcoholism, tobacco, and other drugs. The Hunterdon County Municipal Alliance meets on a monthly basis throughout the County.

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as of October 2014