LICADD (Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence)
Nassau Alliance for Addiction Services
Families in Support of Treatment
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
M.A.D.D. (Mothers Against Drunk Driving)
NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services
Combat Addiction - New York State
Nassau County Overdose Prevention And Naloxone Training
NIH - National Institute on Drug Abuse
HOW TO FIND HELP
Reliable information about specific drug treatment programs and providers is hard to come by, but several useful guides can help families understand addiction, ask the right questions and find reputable treatment:
►The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids offers overviews of treatment options, how to find a provider and getting treatment for your child.
►The National Institute on Drug Abuse provides a research-based guide to treatment principles, with answers to frequently asked questions.
►A free booklet for families, “What is Substance Abuse Treatment?”, is available from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
►The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation lists “12 Questions to Ask Every Addiction Treatment Provider.”
►The American Board of Preventive Medicine provides a physician look-up site, and the American Society of Addiction Medicine offers information about board-certified addiction specialists and how to find one.