SAFE was established to combine the strengths of the public and private sectors in the community to provide alcohol and drug prevention services.
This organization is the only certified substance abuse prevention agency in Glen Cove, emphasizing substance abuse intervention and education.
SAFE continues to provide exceptionally high quality prevention programs in Glen Cove. It firmly believes in coordinating, communicating and cooperating with the agencies in all programs it develops. SAFE utilizes its organizational skills to facilitate the efforts, energies and ideas of community groups. It will continue its efforts as long as the need exists.
SAFE, Inc. is a not for profit organization that was incorporated as a 501 (c) 3 prevention agency in 1982. SAFE does not charge a fee for its services. Additional funding is sought through grant writing, private donation, local government and fund raising.
Glen Cove Mayor Reginald Spinello and City Council Members Display New Tobacco Free Signage at the Entranceway of Municipal Hall
SAFE Executive Director Dr. Sharon Harris and Tobacco Action Coalition of LI Manager Carol Meschkow are delighted with their continued partnership with the City in protecting the public from the dangers of second-hand smoke and for helping to prevent youth initiation with another successful environmental strategy.
Pictured: Dr. Harris and Ms. Meschkow
Upcoming Events & Programs
February 26th or 28th – High School Junior Pre-Prom Presentation
Glen Cove Police Detective Ryan Nardone will discuss the dangers of Social Hosting and driving under the influence.
Monday, March 5th – NARCAN Training
Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi Whitton, SAFE, Nassau County office of Mental Health and Chemical Dependency.
Learn: The signs and symptoms of an opiate overdose. How to reverse an opiate overdose. New treatment approaches.
Congregation Tifereth Israel, 40 Hill Street 7-9 p.m.
March 15th – National Kick Butts Day
Collaboration with the Tobacco Action Coalition of L.I. to promote this national day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against big tobacco.
March 27-May 22 – Bilingual Parent Life Skills Training
Parent program is designed to help parents strengthen communication with their children and prevent them from using drugs. This program contains materials and exercises that help parents teach their children the skills that help them resist the threats of tobacco, drugs and violence. These tools help parents prepare their children for a successful transition from adolescence to early adulthood.
To enroll please call the SAFE office at 516-676-2008.
Deasy Elementary School Room #105 7-9 p.m.
May 31st -June 1st – Word No Tobacco Day, Middle School
A prevention education initiative from the World Health Organization implemented by SAFE and the Tobacco Action Coalition of L.I. to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption around the world.
June 4th – Senior Prom Presentation
Detective Pamela Stark Nassau County Police Detective Pamela Stark will present “Opiate Evolution to the Perfect Storm” to address the growing opiate/heroin epidemic across the country.
June 2 – Annual Family Awareness Day
Prevention awareness day that promotes family unity and a substance abuse free environment. Carnival style event featuring professional stunt cyclist Chris Clark.
Morgan Park 1-4 p.m. (Rain date June 9)