Collaborating to Prevent Substance Misuse

Drug Take Back Events are scheduled throughout the year with Nassau County Police’s 8th Precinct to provide a safe and supervised central location for community members to dispose of unused or expired medication. 

Impacting Policy Changes: Working with the Town of Hempstead to introduce and change policies related to underage access to substances.

Overdose Prevention Education and Naloxone Training: Parents and residents learn to administer Naloxone as a lifesaving tool when faced with an opiate/heroin overdose

Community Forums are provided for parents and residents with valuable and up-to-date information on critical topics including communication, early intervention and the warning signs of substance misuse and how to get help.