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MTAC Fall Drug Take Back Day

Safe Disposal Prevents Rx Misuse

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2019, nearly 71,000 people died from drug overdoses, making it a leading cause of injury-related death in the United States. Residents and parents can turn in unused or expired medicaiton for safe disposal at MTAC's Fall Drug Take Back Day. ...read more

Making a Difference to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

YES & MTAC Deliver Naloxone Training Across the Massapequas

Massapequa Takes Action Coalition (MTAC) is partnering with YES Community Counseling Center (YESCCC) to provide Opioid Abuse and Overdose Prevention Education for families and concerned community members on Monday, September 27th at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. ...read more

Help Massapequa Takes Action Coalition (MTAC) Keep the Preserve Pristine 

Massapequa Takes Action Coalition (MTAC) is hosting its second clean up of the Massapequa Preserve on Saturday, August 28th at 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to Keep the Preserve Pristine.

Massapequa Takes Action Coalition (MTAC) is hosting its second clean up of the Massapequa Preserve on Saturday, August 28th at 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to Keep the Preserve Pristine. ...read more

Early Weeks at College Critical to Student Safety

Parents Can Still Make A Difference

For our young adults who will attend college this fall, the first six (6) weeks of freshman year can be a particular vulnerable time due to student expectations and social pressures at the start of the academic year. ...read more

Kids & Weed Don’t Roll Together

Effects of Driving While High

Ten percent of Massapequa's 11th and 12th graders, who drove in the past 30 days, reported driving a vehicle after using marijuana (2018 YDS Survey). ...read more

Parents – Talk with Youth about Celebrating Safely

Alcohol & Teens Don’t Mix

The end of the school year, as well as the summer, often marks milestone celebrations for many of our youth and families. Before your child begins their celebration, it’s critical to take the time to talk with them about keeping events alcohol-free—it just may save a life! ...read more

Kids and Weed Don’t Roll Together

Massapequa Takes Action Coalition (MTAC) continues its new prevention campaign, Kids and Weed Don’t Roll Together, to educate parents, guardians and community residents to the dangers and consequences of youth marijuana use. ...read more

Making a Difference to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

YES & MTAC Deliver Naloxone Training Across the Massapequas

Massapequa Takes Action Coalition (MTAC) is partnering with YES Community Counseling Center (YESCCC) to provide Opioid Abuse and Overdose Prevention Education for families and concerned community members on Wednesday, June 23rd at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. ...read more
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