Dec 5, 2019, 9:00 AM - Dec 5, 2019, 4:00 PM

Thursday, December 5th, 2019- 9:00am - 4:00pm 

Nassau County Bar Association

15th and West Streets, Mineola NY, 11501

Fee: $75.00

Are you a professional working in the substance use field? Are you a family member of a loved one struggling with addiction? Our 3rd annual THRIVE Partners Addiction Conference is exaclty what you need to stay up to date on the current state of substance use disorders and treatment on Long Island. Hear from the four partners of THRIVE Recovery Center as this conference brings you up-to-date information on the state of addiction and the latest services created to address this public health issue in a multi-faceted way. Participants will hear about the current crisis on Long Island, Recovery Services, Family Support, Peer Advocacy and other treatment options from experts in the field. 


Beyond Opioids: The Return of Booze, Benzos and Blow

Keynote: Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds

President/CEO of Family and Children's Associations


The State of Addiction

Presented by: Steve Chassman LCSW, CASAC

Executive Director of Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence


Lunch Sponsored


Addiction as a Family Disease

Presented by: Anthony Rizzuto, LMSW, CASAC

Executive Director of Families in Support of Treatment  (FIST)


Recovery Advocacy Movement

Presented by: Rich Buckman  LCSW-R, CEAP, SAP, CASAC, CRPA, CARC,  Founding Member Long Island Recovery Association


Finding Success with Peer Recovery Services

Presented By: Nicole Carey, Director of Peer Recovery and Support Services, THRIVE Recovery Center



Stay tuned for more details!


6 CEUs for LMHC

6 CEUs for LMFT

6 CASAC Renewal Credits 

CEU Certificates will be provided at the conclusion of the workshop as long as you were pre-registered for the training. Participants that register at the door will receive their certificates via email 2 weeks after the conclusion of the training. As per the NYSED, participants must be present for the entire workshop in order to receive CEU credits. Please contact Jinny Ferro (516-746-0350, ext. 4365 / with questions/concerns. 

*Please note: All ALPHA sales are final. ALPHA does not provide refunds, exchanges, or future credit for trainings.