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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    2019 Drug Quiz Show (results)

    Seven Herkimer County Schools competed this year: Central Valley, Dolgeville, Frankfort, Herkimer, Little Falls, Poland and Town of Webb. Each team played four games and the team with the highest cumulative score was: Poland, 2nd place to Town of Webb, and 3rd place went to Frankfort Schuyler.

    Click here to view 2019 results along with photos from the event.

    Need 2018 results. Click here.

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    2019 Drug Quiz Show

    The Herkimer County Prevention Council’s annual Drug Quiz Show will be held at Herkimer County Community College on Thursday March 14, 2019 8:30am-3pm. Local Schools competing for the title of Herkimer County DQS...
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    View 2018 results. Click here

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    Grades 6-8 Poster Contest

    The Herkimer County Prevention Council recently hosted a poster contest for Herkimer County middle school students in grades 6-8. View the gold and silver winners
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    National Drug Facts Week Poster Contest

    The Herkimer County Prevention Council is pleased to announce a poster contest for students in grades 6th-8th to help shatter the myths about teen drug and alcohol use.
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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
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    The Herkimer County Prevention Council formed the "Community Partnership Coalition" on May 11th, 2012.

    The Partnership’s purpose is to bring members together to address issues impacting our community and to facilitate change surrounding but not limited to substance abuse...read more

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Drug Quiz Show
  • 2017 Drug Quiz Show

    The 2017 Herkimer County Drug Quiz Show was held March 21st, 2017. Six Herkimer County Schools competed this year...read more

  • 2015 Drug Quiz Show

    The 2015 Herkimer County Drug Quiz Show was held on March 19th, 2015 at Herkimer Colllege, sponsored by HCPC for the 15th year...read more

  • 2014 Drug Quiz Photo Gallery

    View the team photos for the Town of Webb, Mount Markham, Dolgeville, Poland, Herkimer and Little Falls.

HCPC's Recent Blog Posts
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    26th Annual Prevention Conference May 16th
    Find out more about the workships and sessions presented by the Prevention Consortium...more
    by HCPC Staff
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    Shatter the Myths about Drugs and Alcohol!
    National Drug Facts Week (NDFW) is a health observance week for teens that aims...more
    by HCPC Staff
  • Lens
    Signs of Alcohol Poisoning
    The facts about alcohol poisoning are pretty simple...more
    by HCPC Staff
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...

  • Partnerships in a New Era of Prevention

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

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

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

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