The Madison Heights Community Coalition (MHCC) was founded on October 1, 2016. MHCC is a coalition in Madison Heights formed to prevent substance abuse in our community with a focus on our youth. The Coalition is comprised of citizens and business people within the community, law enforcement agents, city government officials, State representatives, educational professionals, health and social service organizations, and high school students. Our goal is to be a prevention resource in the community, provide local youth data, and thereby reduce substance abuse in our community.
The Madison Heights Community Coalition is part of the Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities (Alliance) which is a network of 21 community coalitions within Oakland County. Through this partnership, we are able to share ideas, mentor one another, and help maximize our efforts in our own communities.
At the center of our Coalition is our Youth Action Team. We continue to seek students from the Lamphere and Madison School Districts to work together to plan student events and promote MHCC. With the hard work and vision of these students, the Madison Heights Community Coalition will continue to be an agent of change in our community.
MISSION: The Madison Heights Community Coalition is a non-profit organization dedicated to working together with our community to prevent and reduce youth substance use and increase mental wellness in students. We will accomplish this by empowering students to make positive life choices through education on the effects of alcohol, marijuana, prescription drug, and tobacco use and also providing them with tools to strengthen their resiliency.
VISION: We want a healthy environment, free of alcohol and substance misuse for all students.