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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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)

Legalization in Other States Media Campaign

Legalization in Other States Media Campaign

With the recent passing of recreational marijuana into NYS legislature, it is so important for our community to take into consideration how legalization in other states has impacted youth use.

Thank you to the incredible members of our Oceanside High School Youth Council for partnering with Oceanside SAFE to put together this Video PSA. Additional information can be found on all our social media handles.

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...

A recent NIH study suggests a link between cannabis use and higher levels of suicidal ideation, plan, and attempt in young adults. Read the article here.


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