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Senator Brooks: Massapequa Drug Take-Back Day an Overwhelming Success

Long Island, NY - May 1, 2018 - Senator John Brooks thanks Massapequa High School, the Massapequa Takes Action Coalition, Assemblywoman Christine Pellegrino, Nassau County Police Department, the volunteers and all who participated, assisted, and dropped off drugs at the Massapequa Drug & Medication Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 28th at Massapequa High School. The participation from many surrounding communities was very robust, with about 400 pounds of medications dropped off for safe disposal. Also collected were 175 lbs. of needles/syringes. ...read more

MTAC Collaboration to Prevent Opioid Misuse

Focus on Local Business and Prescriber Outreach

Since 1997, the Massapequa Takes Action Coalition (MTAC) has been working to ensure Massapequa’s children, teens and young adults grow up healthy and make safe choices during adolescence. Its Lock Your Meds. Be Aware. Don’t Share Social Marketing Campaign seeks to combat the issues of heroin, opiates and prescription drug misuse among 12-25 year-olds in the Massapequas by collaborating with parents, residents, teens, and MTAC sector members and partners. ...read more

Collaboration to Prevent Heroin and Opioid Misuse

MTAC Presents to Massapequa Council of PTAs

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. ...read more

MTA Coalition Announces New Ad Campaign

Educates Prevention of Prescription Drug Abuse

The Massapequa’s are currently reporting the highest overdoses and heroin arrests in Nassau County so Massapequa Takes Action Coalition (MTAC) has announced a new ad campaign to help prevent youth and young adult access to prescription drugs and opioids. ...read more