Hopkinton Organizing For Prevention

image1A community-wide collaboration in preventing substance use and abuse


The mission of Hopkinton Organizing for Prevention (HOP) is to prevent youth substance use through the provision of resources, education, and support for the purpose of promoting well-being and resilience for all Hopkinton residents


Hopkinton Youth and Family Services is the founding organization of Hopkinton Organizing for Prevention (HOP).  Our membership includes: parents, clergy, Hopkinton Police Department, Hopkinton Fire Department, Hopkinton Public Health, Hopkinton Public Schools, Hopkinton School Committee, youth, youth serving agencies, pediatric health professionals, people in recovery, and family members touched by addiction.  Together, by combining their resources, the members of HOP seek to get the most out of available resources to reduce youth substance use.

To learn more about HOP and see what we are doing go to our website

To learn more about HOP and how you can become involved contact
Youth and Family Services at
Lauren Mayer: lmayer@hopkintonma.gov
Cassandra Bigness: cbigness@hopkintonma.gov

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