International Overdose Awareness Day 2017: Honor. Cherish. Remember.

ABOVE: LICADD joins the memorial service and candle light ceremony to honor of those lost to overdose at THRIVE, Recovery Community and Outreach Center in Hauppauge, NY.

BELOW: Lisa Ganz, LICADD Clinical Director speaking at Walt Whitman High School with New York State Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci, ranking member of the Assembly Committee on Higher Education, and 18-year-old Tyler Raciti, founder of a Long Island based Millennial Overdose Prevention Organization and South Huntington School District officials and parents to unveil new legislation providing the lifesaving opioid antidote Naloxone (Narcan) for every school across New York state.

Speaking are Suffolk County Police Commissioner, Tim Sini (ABOVE) and Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, CEO of Family and Children’s (BELOW)

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