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.
Thanks to local participants we were able to collect and safely discard over 75 pounds of prescription medications! Special thank you to our amazing Coalition members, NCPD's 4th precinct and Oceanside School District for all their hard work in making this day a total success!
Learn how you can be a part of our newest community wide underage drinking prevention campaign. Click here to learn more about Be The Wall, and contact email@example.com for your FREE campaign materials today!
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!
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)
Did you miss one of our Virtual Workshops, and want to know how you can access the information? Our sessions are recorded and available for you to view any time! Directly following an event - you can access all information and important links on our Events Page under "Event Details" and then under "Event Recap".
Visit our Press Page for articles on Oceanside SAFE Coalition's efforts through the years.
It can be challenging to hold a nuanced conversation with youth that balances both our respect for their maturity and our desire to guide them. This article provides a few suggestions to initiate conversations about alcohol and other drugs starting from a young age and continuing through their middle school and high school years.