Sitemap Home Levittown Community Action Coalition works together with dedicated individuals and entities from the Levittown community to reduce substance misuse through education, and awareness. About LCAC Through the use of substance abuse prevention, education, and engagement, Levittown Community Action Coalition (LCAC) aims to create a safe, healthy and secure community Stakeholders & Partners LCAC and partners offer their unique strengths and abilities to promote recognition, education, and community awareness of substance misuse within the community. Join Us Levittown Community Action Coalition (LCAC), plays an active role in helping to keep our community strong. Our primary focus is working together to prevent substance misuse and promote healthy living. What We Do Drug Take Back Events LCAC participates in the National Prescription Drug Take Back program. Events are scheduled throughout the year with the Nassau County Police to provide a safe location to dispose of unused or expired medication. TIPS TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) training is part of LCAC’s Drug-Free Communities Grant initiatives to reduce underage drinking, intoxication, and drunk driving. Active Parenting Active Parenting workshops are perhaps the most effective programs ever offered in the “how to” of raising children. Levittown Community Action Coalition help families communicate with their children. Policy Changes One such substance abuse policy supported by LCAC is the Social Host Law, which serves to deter the consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors by holding those over the age of eighteen accountable. Campaigns The "Talk. They Hear You." Campaign shows parents how to turn everyday situations into opportunities to talk with their children about the dangers of alcohol and other drugs. LCAC PSAs LCAC videos and audio that talk about the dangers or drug and alcohol misuse. Resources Resources In pursuit of LCAC's goal of alcohol prevention and drug misuse in the Levittown area, we encourage parents and residents to learn more about substances and provide support. Underage Drinking We encourage all our residents to learn more about the dangers of underage drinking and substance use. There are additional resources as well as parent communication tips. Opioids Our opioid use resources can guide you on the dangers of opioid abuse, and offers treatment options and prevention skills. Our resources can help you learn more about drugs and treating addiction. Overdose Education What Can You Do Marijuana The health-related consequences of vaping marijuana concentrates are not yet well-understood. The CDC is continuing to monitor e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injuries (EVALI). Vaping, E-cigarettes, and Nicotine Nicotine affects the development of the brain's reward system. Continued nicotine vaping can not only lead to nicotine addiction, but also long-term effects on a teen's developing brain. Find Treatment Our community’s mission is to increase awareness about personal and community issues, prevent and treat substance abuse and offer addiction treatment options. Latest Data The latest data of teen substance abuse was administered by the Levittown and Island Trees school districts. Here is a look at the positive outcomes which have earned us the Coalition in Focus Award. Brain Health Calendar 2023-24 Programs School Programs Too Good for Drugs and Violence After-School Program is implemented in Island Trees elementary school delivered by dedicated health teachers and student volunteers Community Projects LCAC and Levittown YOUTH support community projects such as Red Ribbon Week to help raise awareness and by being the best they can be because they live Drug-Free! Red Watch Band The mission of the Red Watch Band is to provide students of the college/high school community with the knowledge, awareness, and skills to prevent toxic drinking deaths. Youth Coalition Levittown Y.O.U.T.H. (Youth Organizers United To Help), our youth coalition, have a powerful voice in the community. They create positive change in the Levittown community by raising awareness. Events Levittown Community Action Coalition regularly updates LCAC events from their community that raise awareness and help keep our community safe. News Levittown Community Action Coalition regularly updates LCAC news from their community events to raise awareness and help keep our community safe. L Youth Contact Us Levittown Community Action Coalition would love to hear from you! We aim to create a safe, healthy and secure community for children and adults.