Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, in partnership with Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves, and County Legislators Michael Venditto, Donald MacKenzie and Laura Schaefer announce a series of Overdose Prevention and Drug Abuse Awareness events in each of their districts.
In an effort to support family members of those struggling with substance abuse and to help save lives, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, County Legislator Denise Ford and Legislator Laura Schaefer last night lit the dome of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building purple in recognition of New York State’s Good Samaritan Law.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, in partnership with Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves, County Legislators Laura Schaefer and Rose Walker, and New York State Senator Jack Martins announce a series of Overdose Prevention and Drug Abuse Awareness events in each of their districts.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, along with District Attorney Kathleen Rice and members of the Nassau County Heroin Prevention Task Force Treatment Committee, present Pathways to Recovery: Guiding the Journey, a conference on Friday, November 15th from 9:30am to 3:30pm. The conference, applicable to both professionals in the field and people in recovery, will focus on the various paths available to those seeking recovery from drug addiction and includes workshops on achieving and sustaining recovery.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano is partnering with various Nassau school districts, PTA’s and Adelphi University to bring drug abuse awareness and life-saving presentations to the attention of parents, students and staff as part of National Red Ribbon Week Oct. 23rd-31st. The presentations include Nassau County’s new video, entitled Impact, which aims to help pre-teens realize how their decisions affect those around them.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano invites all high schools in Nassau County to participate in a program to promote substance abuse awareness and prevention. To bolster the County’s substance abuse prevention efforts in schools, amid a public health crisis throughout the country, County Executive Mangano is turning to students, themselves, to help get the message out to their peers.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today released a new substance abuse prevention video entitled “Impact” – designed to specifically address preventing teenage substance abuse. The video was created in response to the prescription and illegal drug epidemic that has impacted not only Nassau County but the entire nation.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that his administration will continue its War on Drugs by offering an upcoming series of community forums with a panel of experts in the fields of substance abuse treatment, recovery, criminal justice and law enforcement to answer questions about what to do and how to deal with your loved one, no matter what age, who has a substance abuse problem. County staff will also train and provide attendees over the age of 18 with nasal Narcan or Naloxone kits, which can reverse the fatal effects of a Heroin or Prescription painkiller overdose.