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 →

We would like to thank everyone who participated in and/or donated to our First Annual Flurries ‘N Fun Recovery Gala. The evening was filled with live music by Grant Street Exit, beautiful ambiance and delicious food catered by The Corinthian, 50/50 raffle, and 60 Chinese Auction baskets/items, as well as a door prize. Because of you we raised nearly $10,000! Join us again next year for another great night of raising funds to promote and assist in healthy recovery efforts while enjoying great entertainment and food.  Date to be announced.      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 →