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LICADD Receives $200,000 Grant from Bank of America to Support Families and Individuals in Crisis

November 29, 2018

LICADD and Hope House Ministries have been named 2018 Bank of America Neighborhood Builders grant recipients. The nonprofits were selected for their work on Long Island to address issues fundamental to economic mobility.

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World AIDS Day – Dec 1, 2018

November 28, 2018

The staff of LICADD recognizes World AIDS Day as an important reminder of the need for health education and the use of harm-reduction counseling. As health care professionals who often talk to individuals just beginning to address their substance use, other health issues are always a part of the conversations we have. And it's a…

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LICADD offices closed Thurs, Nov 22nd for Thanksgiving Day, but a clinician will be available on our 24-hour hotline: 631-979-1700

November 21, 2018

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a happy and healthy Thanksgiving! While it can be a time of celebration and thanks, let's be mindful of those loved ones who may be experiencing difficulties through the holidays. Please don't hesitate to reach out if you think we could be…

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LICADD Offices Closed for Veterans Day

November 9, 2018

LICADD offices will be closed Monday, November 12th in observance of Veterans Day, but a clinician will be available on our 24-hour hotline: 631-979-1700.

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National Recovery Month 2018

September 5, 2018

September is National Recovery Month, an annual campaign driven by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and LICADD is proud to recognize the campaign with its wide range of programs, services and events for individuals and families on Long Island in recovery. This year’s theme is Join the Voices for Recovery: Invest…

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Back to School with LICADD’s SAP!

August 22, 2018

It's Back To School Season! Along with the fall weather and a break in the heat, we are ready to kick off the school year with a comprehensive approach to addressing the substance use and mental health issues of our youth. LICADD's Student Assistance Program is committed to utilizing school-based prevention education as a tool…

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LICADD’s Living Legacy Tree

July 18, 2018

Positioned in LICADD's Executive Office upon entering, the Living Legacy Tree was crafted by hand from twenty varieties of wood and features the tribute, "In special recognition of those who have been touched by addiction." The name of a loved one, friend, or relative can be engraved and placed on the tree. 100% of the…

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LICADD Receives $9,000 Grant from Manhasset Community Fund!

July 18, 2018

LICADD is honored to have received a grant for $9,000 from the Manhasset Community Fund in support of our Student Assistance Program in the Manhasset area. LICADD's Student Assistance Program partners with schools across Long Island to provide prevention education services to individuals grades K-12 and through college, as well as to communities, youth groups,…

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Addicted on LI: The Youngest Victims – For The Children’s Sake

July 17, 2018

Grandparents across Long Island are being faced with an excruciating and emotional decision: choosing between helping their own child or their grandchildren -- when they're all potentially in danger and in need of help. Jennifer Vann adores her grandsons, Jackson, age 2, and Jordan, age 5. She has full-time custody of the boys and is…

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Worse Than AIDS: Opioid Epidemic is Public Health Crisis CDC Director Fears Most

July 8, 2018

The federal government’s top disease fighter, who built his career battling the emergence of HIV/AIDS in the 1980s, says the opioid epidemic will be even worse. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has dubbed the overprescription and abuse of painkillers the “public health crisis of our time” and said it…

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Teachers See Firsthand The Effects Of Drug Crisis On Children

July 3, 2018

In Vinton County, Ohio, Rachel Martin talks to an elementary school principal about the crisis' effects on students, and meets a woman who got custody of her grandson after an upsetting discovery. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Elementary school teachers get a glimpse into the family lives of many children. You may see the side effects on…

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