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LICADD, 61 years on Long Island offering education, support, referral to treatment, follow-up care and advocacy at the local, state and national level.
QUOTE OF THE WEEK… “It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.” – Joseph Campbell


LICADD Annual Appeal (11/1-12/31/17)

  • Community Education to address Long Island's Crisis...
  • Family Support
  • Individual Services

New LICADD Phone App!

The Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (LICADD), is pleased to announce the launch of our new phone APP, Suffolk LIGHT (Long Island Guide to Health and Treatment).

Suffolk LIGHT, was designed as resource to help and support individuals, families, schools and communities with substance abuse challenges. Mr. Hilary Mathwasa of PD House, designed and created the APP at no cost to help further the mission of LICADD by offering resources accessible at any time. LICADD Executive Director, Steve Chassman, LCSW, CASAC (Email) shares, “LICADD is grateful to Mr. Mathwasa for creating this dynamic resource for those seeking information, guidance and immediate help, all in the palm of their hand.”

The APP includes, a list of local alcohol and drug treatment providers, a direct link to law enforcement, a list of 12-step meetings, educational information and more. The APP is free and available at the Apple APP Store and Google Play for both iPhone and Android systems.


There Are So Many Ways to Support LICADD this Holiday Season

We Live Here. We Give Here.
One Island Giving Day

October 26th

LICADD is pleased be part of this special giving day. It’s Our Island is a group of community-based organizations (LICADD!) working in partnership to positively impact the lives of Long Islanders. Our members advocate, educate, and mentor one another to build a strong community for all.

Giving Tuesday

Entering its sixth year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. November 28th

Champions for Charity

Support LICADD while you Shop! Join us for our annual holiday shopping benefit in support of our community! 25% of your full-priced pre-tax purchases at participating Americana Manhasset and select Wheatley Plaza stores will be donated to LICADD! November 30th – December 3rd.

LICADD Annual Appeal

Help LICADD continue its vital services of education-support-advocacy by making a special year-end donation during our Annual Appeal Campaign. Look for our Appeal envelope in the mail beginning November 8th or log onto and make a secure online donation.

Affordable, Confidential Help

There’s no reason to do this alone. Your road to recovery starts right here, right now.

Help For A Family Member Or Friend

Addiction impacts the entire family and our proven strategies produce results.

The Facts About Drugs And Alcohol

Helping communities, families and individuals learn more and make healthy decisions.

Involved In LICADD’s Work

As a nonprofit, LICADD relies on donations, volunteers and community support.

Request A Workshop In Your Community

LICADD offers educational programs for kids, teens, parents and professionals.

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Double your donation to LICADD by signing up with your place of employment and having your gift matched!
LICADD’s mission is to address the addictive climate of our times by providing initial attention and referral services to individuals, families, and children, through intervention, education and professional guidance to overcome the ravages of alcohol and other drug-related problems.