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.
For more than 60 years, LICADD has successfully delivered evidence-based programs designed to prevent and treat substance abuse and addiction. LICADD offers crisis intervention, screenings, brief interventions, referrals to treatment and several family and parent education workshops to help Long Islanders struggling with the effects of addiction. Through our Open Arms, EAP Program, LICADD has provided targeted solution-focused support to companies all along the East Coast, serving over 60,000 employees and their families.
LICADD is Long Island’s premier non-profit agency providing life-saving alcohol and drug prevention and intervention services to at-risk children, individuals, and families across the region. With offices in Mineola, Holbrook and Riverhead, LICADD conducts evidence-based prevention programs, community outreach initiatives, and a mentoring program for children of incarcerated parents and public policy advocacy.
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CONTACT: Angela Brooks, LICADD