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The North Quabbin Community Coalition (NQCC) holds an informative forum on the third Friday of each month, September through June, at the Athol-Orange Elks Club, 92 New Athol Road, Orange, from 9:00 to 10:30 am. Various topics concerning the North Quabbin area are presented by assorted organizations, businesses and individuals. Everyone is welcome to attend.


The North Quabbin Community Coalition is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, exclusively supported by membership donations and grants. Your donation is tax deductible.



North Quabbin Community Coalition
251 Exchange Street
Athol, MA 01331
Fax 978-575-0474

Substance Abuse Resources

North Quabbin Help Groups, Free Meals, Exercise & Health Calendar

If information about you or your agency is incorrect, please let us know at 978-249-3703 or If you or your agency are not listed as a service for the North Quabbin region, please feel free to submit your information for consideration.

Naloxone (Narcan) is Available Free or Very Low Cost - Spread the Word!

Hampshire County, Franklin County and North Quabbin Resource Guide for Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Related Services

There are standing orders for naloxone at CVS in Greenfield and Athol, Rite Aid in Athol, and both Walgreens in Greenfield. This means no prescription is needed.

Naloxone is also available for free at Learn to Cope, Tapestry Health and CHD

Regular community Narcan trainings are now available at the Center for Human Development (CHD) on the first Friday of the month from 4-5pm in Orange at 131 Main Street. Contact them at 978-544-2148.

For more information about naloxone visit Prescribe to Prevent

For more information about naloxone and treatment resources in our region click:

Two interesting PSA's: Sheriff Chris Donolan | Dr. Ruth Potee