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Envisioning a healthy, safe,
and responsible community.

Creating pathways to reduce substance related challenges through education,
support, advocacy, and partnerships throughout our community.

NEW - Fee for Service Virtual Programming

During this challenging time, Mercer Council has expanded our capacity in order to offer a collection of virtual prevention programs for our various audiences. 

Pre-Recorded On Demand

A collection of pre-recorded evidence-based prevention program sessions based on our live courses are available for $500/year per component.  This includes unlimited access for one year:

  • Protecting You Protecting Me
  • Life Skills Training
  • Too Good for Drugs

Instructor-Led Live Scheduled

A collection of live virtual programs provided through ZOOM to provide the same same content as our live programs.

  • Don’t Get Vaped In
  • TIPS (Techniques in Intervention Procedures Responsible Beverage Server Training)
  • Parenting Wisely

And more:

Programs and Services

For Schools

Our School Programs can make a difference strong enough to stem the tide against addiction in our community.

For Families

We recognize the necessity and efficacy of evidence-based prevention programs and practices.

For Communities

If you are someone you know needs help with a substance use disorder or with their recovery journey, we can help.

For Older Adults

If you’re worried about your own drug or alcohol use, here are some of the warning signs to look for:

Latest News

28 July 2021
The Prevention Coalition of Mercer County is teaming up with The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey to promote the 2021 public health campaign that focuses on raising awareness of the risks associated with adolescent use of marijuana.&n...

Upcoming Events

29 Jul 2021
12:00PM - 01:00PM
Cannabis in NJ - What Now?
Zoom
04 Aug 2021
07:30PM - 08:30PM
Weekly All Recovery Meeting Hosted by Mercer Council
11 Aug 2021
07:30PM - 08:30PM
Weekly All Recovery Meeting Hosted by Mercer Council
18 Aug 2021
07:30PM - 08:30PM
Weekly All Recovery Meeting Hosted by Mercer Council
25 Aug 2021
07:30PM - 08:30PM
Weekly All Recovery Meeting Hosted by Mercer Council
31 Aug 2021
06:00PM - 08:00PM
International Overdose Awareness Day Event
Central Park Lawrence Township
01 Sep 2021
07:30PM - 08:30PM
Weekly All Recovery Meeting Hosted by Mercer Council

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Our Story

Mercer Council is committed to its mission of creating pathways to reduce substance-related challenges through education, support, advocacy, and partnerships throughout our community.   Mercer Council implements research-based programs to provide children and families with tools that empower them to make healthy, safe and responsible choices.

Give Back

Our work is not possible without the generous support of donors.  Your gift will help us to reach even more individuals and families in our community with education, support, and hope for the future.

Join us! No experience necessary! No membership fee! Even a little time, along with your passion for prevention can effect community-level change.