HCPC provides comprehensive substance abuse prevention education services as defined by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services targeting individuals, families, schools and communities in Herkimer County

The service approaches used by the HCPC include; classroom education (K-12), student assistance counseling, information dissemination and referral & community education and training.

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    What you need to know about Marijuana

    Article on uses and effects of marijuana....read more

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    Herkimer County Drug Quiz Show 2014

    The Herkimer County Prevention Council’s annual Drug Quiz Show will be held at Herkimer County Community College on Thursday March 27, 2014 9am-3pm. (Snow Date will be on Friday, March 28, 2014)


    Local Schools competing for the title of Herkimer County DQS...read more

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    HCPC Updates Web Presence

    The Herkimer County Prevention Council launches several web enhancements to connect and provide comprehensive substance abuse prevention information. Subscribe to receive the latest news from HCPC's initiatives and activities.

HCPC Media
HCPC Meeting Schedule

The Herkimer County Prevention Council is dedicated to preventing alcohol and substance abuse by working in partnership with individuals, families and communities

Program Director's Corner
  • Help for Today. Hope For Tomorrow
    NCADD Announces 2014 Awareness Month.

    The disease of alcoholism is a family disease that is treatable, not a moral weakness, from which people can and do recover....read more

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Drug Quiz Show
  • Mount Markham wins county’s Drug Quiz Show competition

    Mount Markham continued its streak as the Herkimer County champs after a re-match against Mohawk at the 2011 Drug Quiz Show competition on Thursday. Eighth-graders Hannah Bennett, Heather Curtin, Brittany Hoke, Bryn Hoover and Nadine Waite held on to the title with a one-point win over the Jarvis Junior High team.

HCPC's Recent Blog Posts
Resource Documents
  • Advisory Council on Underage Alcohol Consumption

    Alcohol remains the most commonly used drug among adolescents... 2011 Annual Report.

  • Alcohol and Other Drug Use and Adolescent Brain Development

    Presenter: Dr. Ken Winters, Department of Psychiatry University of Minnesota.. more

  • Partnerships in a New Era of Prevention

    Presenter: Frances M. Harding, Director, SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.. more

  • centers

    Regional treatment organizations providing chemical dependency treatment along with adult/adolescent services..complete list

  • Schools

    Schools, districts and staffing served by programs from the Herkimer Prevention Council...more

  • Presentation

    A look at what’s going on in Herkimer County as it pertains to alcohol and substance abuse in our youth and adult populations...more