Oceanside
SAFE Coalition

Preventing and reducing alcohol and drug abuse among Oceanside youth since 2015

Our Mission

Our mission is to prevent and reduce alcohol and drug use among youth by engaging in environmental strategies, programs and activities that create a safe, healthy and drug-free Oceanside community.

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Oceanside SAFE recognized as "Blue Ribbon Coalition" by CADCA

Oceanside SAFE recognized as "Blue Ribbon Coalition" by CADCA

The Blue Ribbon Coalition credential is part of a new program that recognizes high performing coalitions that do an exceptional job creating a foundation for their work by updating and utilizing their coalition products.

The full list of this years Blue Ribbon Coalitions can be found here!

DEA Drug Take Back Day!

DEA Drug Take Back Day!

Thank you to the Community members, Coalition volunteers and 4th Precinct NCPD Officers who helped make Drug Take Back Day such a success! We successfully got over 60 pounds of unused / expired RX drugs out of our medicine cabinets and off the streets!


Red Ribbon Week - 2021

Red Ribbon Week - 2021

Red Ribbon Week is the nations largest and longest running drug-use prevention campaign. We applaud our School District for acknowledging this campaign all week long throughout our elementary schools, middle school and high school!

Overdose Awareness Day, 2021

Overdose Awareness Day, 2021

On 8/31/21, Our Community came together for a beautiful evening of remembrance and tribute in honor of the loved ones we have lost to Overdose. Visit our events page to view photo's and learn more.

Youth Partnership in NICE Bus Prevention Campaign!

Youth Partnership in NICE Bus Prevention Campaign!

Oceanside SAFE Coalition was so proud to partner with Oceanside High School Youth Council members to raise awareness on the effects of youth substance abuse. This campaign will be featured on NICE Busses throughout Nassau County for several months, reaching thousands of riders!

Thank you to NY National Guard CounterDrug Task Force, Nassau County NICE Bus, FastSigns of Oceanside, The Office of Senator Todd Kaminsky, County Executive Laura Curran, DAWC, Oceanside School District, Oceanside High School PTA, Oceanside Board of Education, News 12 and the LI Herald for all your support in helping this campaign reach the community in it's full potential!

*Visit our Press Page to learn more! (News 12 Coverage, LI Herald)

Oceanside SAFE makes Local News

Oceanside SAFE makes Local News

Visit our Press Page for articles on Oceanside SAFE Coalition's efforts through the years.

What We're Following...

What We're Following...

This amazing new Podcast "What Parents Are Saying" from SAMHSA's Talk They Hear You campaign is a great resource for caregivers everywhere. Hear directly from parents with children of various ages how they navigate prevention education in their own homes; including how and when they begin these conversations, barriers they experience, and more.

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"Hidden in Plain Sight" Substance Abuse Prevention Training with Tall Cop
Upcoming Event!

"Hidden in Plain Sight" Substance Abuse Prevention Training with Tall Cop

For each person to help prevent youth and adult substance abuse, you MUST know what is going on in your community!
Wednesday, March 9, 2022
7pm
Virtual Workshop (Zoom Platform)

This workshop is for parents, law enforcement, school administration, treatment providers, counselors and community members. The session is unique, in that it provides over 120visual aids for attendees to hold and become familiar with. These new trends are very popular and it is important for all who are involved in prevention, education, treatment or enforcement to understand these sweeping changes in the drug culture.

This workshop covers alcohol and drug clothing, alcoholic energy drinks, alcopops, alcohol and drug concealment methods and containers, drug paraphernalia, drug related music and groups, logos, stickers, new technology, youth , party games, non-traditional alcoholic beverages, social networking sites, synthetic drugs, OTC drugs, inhalants, concentrates, E-cigarettes, and popular party drugs.

"You Can't Stop What You Don't Know"

*You must register prior to attend* (Link to be provided)

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