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MTAC’s Prevention Campaign Supported by Massapequas’ Businesses

Underage drinking is a serious health and safety problem in the Massapequas. Almost 30% of Massapequa youth (grades 11/12) report binge drinking or having five or more drinks in a row one or more times within the past two weeks - adding considerable risk to their health and wellbeing. In addition, 55% of Massapequa youth (grades 7-12) report drinking in “someone else’s home”. Anyone over the age of 18 is breaking the law if you give alcohol, marijuana, or opiates to a person under the age of twenty one.

With the help of Massapequa Takes Action Coalition volunteers, Massapequa and Massapequa Park businesses are participating in MTAC’s Sticker Shock Campaign which highlights the importance of parents serving as healthy role models and not providing alcohol (social hosting) to teens. The MTAC prevention campaign, Alcohol and Teens Don’t Mix: Be Their Guide. Don’t Provide. offers resources to help parents talk with their children about the consequences and prevention of underage drinking and how it affects their brain, health and safety. 

If you are interested in being part of the solution to prevent underage drinking, contact MTAC at 516-799-3000x 131. To learn more about the dangers of underage drinking, go to or like/follow Massapequa Takes Action Coalition on Facebook.    

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Saverio's Pizzeria
Saverio's Authentic Pizza Napoletana supports MTAC's Sticker Shock Campaign highlighting our prevention message on their pizza boxes. Call Saverio's at 516-799-0091 or go to
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Town Bagel
Town Bagel of Massapequa promotes MTAC’s Prevention Campaign. To order from the family owned and operated store call (516) 541-4341 or go to Shown left to right: Larissa Singh, YES Community Counseling Center; Rosa, Manager of Town Bagel; and Christina Karras, MTAC Volunteer.

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