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.
Thank you to Officer Jermaine Galloway (AKA The Tall Cop) for his incredible community workshop; educating the public on evolving drug culture, popular concealment methods, THC concentrates and so much more. Check out our events page for a full recap, and this amazing article in the Oceanside Herald!
Our amazing Coalition members gave a whole new meaning to the word "dedication" when they stood in the freezing rain for 3 hours to collect unused medications from our community! For full recap - visit our events page!
Congratulations to Video Contest Winners Isabella Seminatore and Melanie Arvanitis on their amazing video submissions for Drug and Alcohol Facts Week!
Their video's about Substance Use and The Teen Brain and Vaping were featured on our Facebook page for Days 1 and 4 of NDAFW2023.
Check out Isabella's video here!
Oceanside SAFE were fortunate to send 2 members to this years CADCA Leadership Forum in the beautiful National Harbor, Maryland! It was an incredibly energizing experience filled with eye opening prevention workshops, new ideas for Coalition strategies, networking opportunities and so much more.
We are immensely grateful for CADCA and the endless support they give to Coalitions across the United States!
Oceanside SAFE is ready for another year of prevention through environmental strategies and community connection!
Are YOU ready to join? Contact us today!
It was a PACKED House at the First Annual Prevention Night Dinner! An incredible evening of valuable information, providing support and increasing access to resources. For a full recap check out our events page!
It was an incredible celebration of Community Pride in recognition of the 10 Year Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. Volunteers came together to beautify, clean and scan for substance related paraphernalia. Check out our events page for a full recap, and this amazing write up in the Oceanside Herald!
Learn how you can be a part of our community wide underage drinking prevention campaign. Click here to learn more about Be The Wall, and contact us for your FREE campaign materials today!
The Blue Ribbon Coalition credential is part of CADCA's 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.
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".
8/31/20 - Teen Impact Insight Driving (With The Oceanside Library and Mount Sinai South Nassau Communities Hospital)
10/1/20 - Substance Use and Abuse in Youth, and the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic (With The Mental Health and Wellness Center at Molloy College)
4/22/21 - A Community Approach to Substance Abuse Prevention (With Oceanside School District's Drug Advisory and Wellness Council, NY National Guard CounterDrug Task Forcre and LI Crisis Center)
10/28/21 - Addressing the Effects of Marijuana Legalization on Youth (in partnership with Oceanside School District's Drug Advisory and Wellness Council)
6/16/22 - The Power of Parents (in partnership with M.A.D.D NY / NJ / PA and Oceanside Library)
Visit our Press Page for articles on Oceanside SAFE Coalition's efforts through the years.
"Natural High" has released a condensed 6 Minute Video of the Documentary "Dead on Arrival" along with a Fentanyl Prevention Toolkit for Parents to review with their teens. Access now at this link!
Keep up to date with all our upcoming activities, resources, and news.
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Training will be provided by Justine Briscoe B.S, CASAC of Seafield Treatment Centers. Attendee's will receive education about Narcan, it's use and effectiveness in an opioid overdose as well as step by step instructions on how to administer Nasal Narcan. Free Narcan Kits will be distributed at the end of the training for all attendee's.
Registration required. Save your spot here!
Join us for a free 2 hour training session where you will receive your 3 year ATAP certification and have the opportunity to enroll your staff in the training program. You can choose to send staff to training sessions at the Oceanside Library, or our trainer can schedule a training session and compliance check at your place of business!
Questions? Contact us at email@example.com
Oceanside SAFE Coalition along with other various incredible organizations will be there to connect with YOU at "Community, Belonging and Wellness Day" !
"Oceanside High School is a part of "Sources of Strength" - a program that cultivates school and community connectedness, which is one of the essential elements in helping our young people lead healthy lives and to thrive"
OSD Community, Belonging and Wellness Day will showcase the many things that Oceanside Schools and Community have to offer. We can't wait to see you there!