MTAC collaborates with YES Community Counseling Center's Partnering in Action and Change for Tomorrow (PACT) to provide important community resources to stay healthy and safe during COVID-19.
Gil Institute for Trauma Recovery and Education Provides Caregiver Actions to Reassure Children and Adolescents:
NYS Office of Mental Health provides tips regarding stress and anxiety from Coronavirus (COVID-19)
SAMHSA's Provides Tips During COVID-19
Active Parenting has been cancelled along with all Massapequa Public Library programs.
MTAC recognizes law enforcement and healthcare professional for work to prevent prescription drug and substance abuse.
MTAC recognized for having participated in a rigourous training program designed to increase effectiveness of coalition leaders.
MTAC was recently featured on a syndicated television show titled, The Donna Drake Show! The Donna Drake Show focuses on topics of motivation and inspiration, providing insight and good news stories. MTAC’s Project Director, Cathy Samuels and Mark Wenzel, MTAC Co-Chair and Assistant Director, YES Community Counseling Center, were interviewed in front of a live studio audience.
Angela Gallucci, a teacher at Massapequa High School, was recently recognized by the Massapequa Takes Action Coalition for her work as adviser of Students Against Destructive Decisions.
MTAC reports reduction in opioid overdoses with the efforts of its NYS OASAS PFS Grant Initiatives.
MTAC's Opioids & Sports Handbook
This fall, the Massapequa Elks Lodge #2162 donated nine hundred drug awareness youth coloring books which were distributed as part of the Massapequa High School SADD Club's SAFE Halloween.
MTAC's eight week ad campaign highlights key facts parents (and residents) should know regarding the dangers of marijuana misuse and vaping.
Several members of Massapequa Takes Action Coalition (MTAC) recently joined more than 500 students and roughly 2,000 adults from across the country for the 2019 Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Mid-Year Training Institute (MYTI) in Dallas, Texas.
MTAC asks all parents (with children 12-18) to take its parent survey.
Massapequa Takes Action Coalition reminds parents to stay involved in their college students lives during first six weeks of freshman year as it is a vulnerable time for young adults.
TOBAY Supervisor Saladino, Massapequa Park Mayor Pravado, YES Community Counseling Center and MTAC work to protect Massapequas' youth from dangers of vaping!
Facts & DATA outline public health/safety impact Colorado has experienced since marijuana legalization
Plainedge Public Schools, MTAC and YES Community Counseling Center work together to prevent prescription drug misuse!
MTAC is recognized as one of our nation's leaders in mobilizing communities to prevent substance misuse.
Massapequa Public Schools' District Vehicles to display Secure, Monitor, Dispose Prevention Message.
Massapequa Takes Action Coalition recently joined with Massapequas’ Senior Citizens at the McKenna Senior Center to celebrate National Prevention Week (NPW).
Since 1997, Massapequa Takes Action Coalition (MTAC) has worked across the Massapequas to prevent substance misuse and promote healthy families. MTAC’s culture of collaboration includes providing families with resources, education, and activities that promote safety, health and wellness.
Saturday, April 25, 2020 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM