On December 9, 2018 the MCCDA hosted their first annual Christmas party.  The approximately 35 in attendance were treated to holiday themed family games, crafts, refreshments, and of course a visit from Santa!  ROAR participants, staff, and their families used the opportunity to enjoy a festive, sober afternoon.  It was great to see these families enjoy activities together.  Can’t wait for next year.Read More →

The Mercer County Coalition for Drug Awareness (MCCDA) and Removing Obstacles to Assist Recovery (ROAR) present their first annual fund raising gala on January 25, 2019.  Flurries ‘N Fun will be held at the Corinthian in Sharon, PA from 6:00 – 11:00pm  and includes dinner, live entertainment, dancing, and opportunities to win prizes.  (Purchase tickets here )  There will be a Chinese auction and attendees can participate in the 50/50 raffle.  All proceeds benefit programming at the ROAR Center.  The event is expected to draw 250 supporters. Tickets are $35 each or a table of ten for $320.  Purchase tickets here or Call us at 724.308.6222 or or email.Read More →

We are proud to announce that on October 2nd, 2018 the Mercer County Coalition for Drug Awareness (MCCDA) was awarded a grant from the Buhl Regional Health Foundation (BRHF)  This allows us to build and support a website that will offer important news, guidance, support,  and the ROAR Center calendar.  Removing Obstacles to Assist Recovery (ROAR) is the Coalition’s commitment to community building.  You can read more about the BRHF grant recipients below. Buhl Regional Health Foundation Awards Grants for the Fall 2018 Cycle The MCCDA is a board of volunteers who are working to improve our community’s awareness, increase accessibility to information, and enhance theRead More →

On August 18, 2017, the  Mercer County Coalition for Drug Awareness (MCCDA) sponsored a walk, interactive activities, and information exchange at Buhl Park in Hermitage, PA.  Approximately 200 people and 30 vendors/support services participated in the day. The event was held in support of their Removing Obstacles to Assist Recovery (ROAR) initiative.  MCCDA’s commitment to changing recovery through community was obvious. While the atmosphere was light and fun, the subject matter was serious.  Speakers and support services provided education regarding addiction and a display of empty shoes reminded attendees that overdose deaths occur everyday and impact families and friends everywhere. Read the Sharon Herald Article TheRead More →