For Communities

Mercer Council envisions a healthy, safe and responsible community.  We believe positive community change happens through community partnerships and collaborative efforts.  We have many programs and services available to the community which we provide to individuals, groups and even entire municipalities.   

Council’s Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors can provide Alcohol and Other Drug assessments for individuals requesting evaluations for a fee.
The Council reaches out into the community by offering education and training in topics such as: marijuana, ecstasy and club drugs; basic prevention and strategies; and alcohol and drug awareness.
The Commission’s residential drug programs apply the principles of cognitive-behavioral treatment in individual, group and family counseling sessions. Council staff determine the initial psychological assessment of each youth.
MEAS provides short term confidential counseling to employees of nearly 20 employers in the Mercer County area. Employees and their family members may access this Employee Assistance Program (EAP) free…
Opioid overdose, caused by heroin or prescription pain medication misuse, is life threatening and requires medical intervention.  Emergency responders often use naloxone (Narcan) an opiate agonist that works by blocking…
Do you want to make a difference in the greater Mercer County community? Would you like to make an impact in reducing underage drinking and other substance abuse concerns? We…
Through media presentations and programs for professionals and community groups, the Council works to increase awareness of the chronic, progressive, and potentially fatal disease of addiction.
TIPS Training is appropriate for anyone who sells, serves, or consumes alcohol.  To ensure that training is relevant, programs are tailored for different environments. You may view the PDF version…
The Trenton Municipal Alliance Committee for Substance Abuse Prevention Education (TMAC) is a partnership of municipal staff, community organizations, clergy, counselors, healthcare professionals, school personnel, parents, senior citizens and youth…
The Council encourages liquor outlets to pledge to check for 21 before selling or serving alcohol to young adults.