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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.

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

14 September 2022
After a thorough and inclusive interview process, the Executive Board and the Mercer Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction (MCADA) staff are pleased to announce hiring their new Executive Director, Ms. Margarita Leahy. She officially joined our team on May 23, 2022.  Ms. Leahy comes to the council leadership position as a bilingual, bicultural resident of Mercer County. She is a Rider University graduate with her M.A. degree in Community Counseling and her post master's degree Ed.S. in Counseling Services. Margarita completed all her Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counseling courses at the ...

Upcoming Events

12 Oct 2022
09:00AM - 10:00AM
PCMC Monthly Meeting
12 Oct 2022
07:30PM - 08:30PM
Weekly All Recovery Meeting Hosted by Mercer Council
13 Oct 2022
12:00PM - 01:00PM
*NEW* Weekly Noon All Recovery Meeting
Zoom
19 Oct 2022
07:30PM - 08:30PM
Weekly All Recovery Meeting Hosted by Mercer Council
20 Oct 2022
12:00PM - 01:00PM
*NEW* Weekly Noon All Recovery Meeting
Zoom
26 Oct 2022
07:30PM - 08:30PM
Weekly All Recovery Meeting Hosted by Mercer Council
27 Oct 2022
12:00PM - 01:00PM
*NEW* Weekly Noon All Recovery Meeting
Zoom

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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.

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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.

Our Office

Mercer Council on Alcoholism & Drug Addiction
1931 Brunswick Avenue
Lawrence Township, NJ  08648

Tel - (609) 396-5874
Email - mcada@mercercouncil.org
Hours - Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm

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