​Current Events

FREE Community Event – 
HOPE: Hub of Opioid Prevention and Education

– Sunday, May 5th, 10am – 1pm

– Pepperell Town Field, 4 Hollis Street, Pepperell, MA

– Live music, food trucks, community focused, alternative resources

– Basketball Competition with prizes for each of 5 age divisions

– Sponsored by The Groton-Pepperell Rotary Club and NM Cares

– Additional details here


Suggest an Event

We encourage any interested residents to email us and suggest a topic or event. We are open to all ideas that will help us reach the public and publicize our message of support and hope.

NM Cares Monthly Meetings

Check our facebook page for schedule updates. 

– 3rd Monday of each month, 6:30pm

St. John's Parish Hall
– 1 School Street, Townsend, MA 01469

​Past Events

- "DIRT" presentation: facing drugs and bullying

- "If Only" movie presented by Mark Wahlberg Foundation
- Annual fund raising road race
- Annual overdose memorial vigil
- Parade participants

- "High & Seek" presentation

- Narcan training session

- Poetry/Writing workshop

- Fire station open house

- NM Cares Bootcamp: Fitness on the Field

MORE about NM Cares

COIN is a partnership created by your local police departments to assist those suffering from substance use and/or mental health disorders.
For Help Finding Help, call COIN:
508 488-5072
Recognizing and responding to an overdose

Learn more

What is Narcan?

Narcan™ (naloxone) is a prescription medicine that blocks the effects of opioids and reverses an overdose. Narcan is safe, cannot be abused, and will have no effect on a person who has not taken opioids.​

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We are forever grateful to our volunteers and to our supporters. Visit our Volunteer page if you would like to help. Visit our Donate page if you would like to make a contribution. 

Grant Received

Greater Lowell Community Foundation –


NM Cares was awarded a grant by the GLCF on March 2016. The grant aided us in hosting events to promote education and awareness on prescription drug abuse and misuse. Events included a Community Awareness Fair, Road Race and Overdose Memorial Vigil.

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PO Box 941
Townsend, MA  01463

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