SADD- Students Against Destructive Decisions
Faculty Advisor: Lauren Mock
SADD Co-Presidents: Julia Otruba and Jon Rabbany
SADD is a peer-to-peer education, prevention, and activism organization dedicated to preventing destructive decisions, particularly underage drinking and other drug use, risky and impaired driving, teen violence, bullying and cyber bullying, and teen suicide. SADD Club members organize annual events such as Project Purple, an nationwide anti-substance abuse initiative, as well as educate middle school students through interactive presentations.
The SADD Club also orgainzed Project Purple week; an initiative started by former NBA player Chris Herren. Chris visit to Great Neck North to oshare is story of overcoming his drug addiction. Project Purple gives students and the community motivation and support as they embrace a unified message of making healthy life choices. Students learn that they do not need drugs and alcohol to meet life’s challenges.