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Health/Wellness Events

September 15, 2017 LI Recovery Association: Rock ‘N Recovery IX 7-9pm Ascension Lutheran Church Room 33 Bayshore Rd, Deer Park. Free Admission:  http://www.liprc.org/site/NewsEvents/EventCalendar/tabid/88/ctl/Details/Mid/455/ItemID/780/Default.aspx

 

September 24, 2017 3-6pm: LI United for Recovery: 3rd Annual Walk for Hope, Marjorie Post Park, Massapequa, NY Register: http://lirecoverywalk.ezregister.com/ ; Volunteer: infoliwalk@gmail.com

 

 

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs

 

Nassau County Heroin Prevention Task Force: http://heroinprevention.com/

Families in Support of Treatment (FIST): http://www.familiesinsupportoftreatment.com/

LI Prevention Resource Center (PRC): http://www.liprc.org/site/default.aspx

Nassau Alliance for Addiction Services (NAFAS): http://nassaualliance.org/

Nassau County Community Based Treatment Agencies: https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/2559/9646/Community-Based-Treatment-Agencies?activeLiveTab=widgets

LI THRIVE: http://www.thriveli.org/

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: https://www.samhsa.gov/

National Institute on Drug Abuse: https://www.drugabuse.gov/

National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens: https://teens.drugabuse.gov/

NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services: https://www.oasas.ny.gov/

Talk2Prevent: https://talk2prevent.ny.gov/

Combat Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse: https://combatheroin.ny.gov/

Friends of Recovery New York: https://www.for-ny.org/

Faces and Voices of Recovery: http://facesandvoicesofrecovery.org/

New York State’s Opioid Overdose Prevention Program: https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/aids/general/opioid_overdose_prevention/index.htm

Partnership for Drug Free Kids: www.drugfree.org

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence: https://www.ncadd.org/

US Drug Enforcement Agency: https://www.dea.gov/index.shtml

Campus Drug Prevention: https://www.campusdrugprevention.gov/

National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse: https://www.centeronaddiction.org/

 

Self-Help

 

Adult Children of Alcoholics: http://www.adultchildren.org/

Alanon/Alateen: https://al-anon.org/

Alcoholics Anonymous: http://www.aa.org/

Narcotics Anonymous: https://www.na.org/

Gamblers Anonymous: http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/

 

 

Health

 

New York Blood Center: http://nybloodcenter.org/

Safe4Kids: http://www.safe4kids.net/

LI Health Collaborative: www.lihealthcollab.org

National Institute of Health: www.nih.gov

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/

World Health Organization: http://www.who.int/en/

US Department of Health and Human Services: https://www.hhs.gov/

US Food and Drug Administration: https://www.fda.gov/

USDA Choose My Plate: https://www.choosemyplate.gov/

National Association of School Nurses: http://www.nasn.org/home

NYS Center for School Health: https://www.schoolhealthny.com/

US Health Resources and Services Administration: https://www.hrsa.gov/index.html

NYS Nurses Association: http://www.nysna.org/

Feeding America: http://www.feedingamerica.org/

Be Tobacco Free: https://betobaccofree.hhs.gov/index.html

Foundation for a Smokefree America: http://www.tobaccofree.org/

NYS Smokers’ Quitline: https://www.nysmokefree.com/

Coalition for Healthy School Food: http://www.healthyschoolfood.org/

 

Mental Health

 

Nassau County Mental Health Resources: https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/1711/Mental-Health

NYS Office of Mental Health: https://www.omh.ny.gov/

National Alliance on Mental Illness: https://www.nami.org/

Nassau County Directory of Behavioral Health Treatment Services: https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/DocumentCenter/View/18818

Nassau County Community based providers of mental health services: https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/2557/9642/Providers-of-Mental-Health-Services?activeLiveTab=widgets

 

Environment

 

US Environmental Protection Agency: https://www.epa.gov/

NYS Department Environmental Conservation: http://www.dec.ny.gov/

NYS Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation: https://parks.ny.gov/

Healthy Schools Network: http://www.healthyschools.org/

Center for Environmental Health and Justice: http://chej.org/

Juvenile Protection/Safety

 

Long Island Youth Safety Coalition: http://www.liyouthsafetycoalition.org/

Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS): https://capsli.org/

Child Care Council of Nassau, Inc: http://www.childcarenassau.org/

LI GLBT Network: http://www.lgbtnetwork.org/

Nassau County Office of Youth Services:  https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/1957/Youth-Services

The Safe Center LI: http://www.tscli.org/

Community Parent Center: http://communityparentcenter.org/

Nassau County Safe Kids Coalition: https://www.safekids.org/

Nassau County Traffic Safety: https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/441/Traffic-Safety-Board

NYS Office of Children and Family Services: http://ocfs.ny.gov/main/cps/Default.asp

Prevent Child Abuse NY: http://www.preventchildabuseny.org/

US Administration for Children and Families: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/

NYS Coalition Against Domestic Violence: https://www.nyscadv.org/

NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services: http://www.criminaljustice.ny.gov/

National Center for Juvenile Justice: http://www.ncjj.org/default.aspx

US Department of Justice: https://www.justice.gov/

Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence: http://www.jhsph.edu/research/centers-and-institutes/center-for-prevention-of-youth-violence

Harvard Youth Violence Prevention Center: https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/hyvpc/

NYS Crime Prevention: https://www.troopers.ny.gov/Crime_Prevention/

National Safe Routes to School: http://www.saferoutesinfo.org/

Stop Bullying: https://www.stopbullying.gov/

National Center for Missing and Exploited Kids: http://www.missingkids.com/home

RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network): https://www.rainn.org/

National Runaway Safeline: https://www.1800runaway.org/

National Coalition for the Homeless: http://www.nationalhomeless.org/

Human Rights Campaign: http://www.hrc.org/

NYS Office of Victim Services: https://ovs.ny.gov/

Justice Center for the Protection of people with special needs: http://www.justicecenter.ny.gov/

New York State SAFE Act: http://nics.ny.gov/safe-act.html

Everytown for Gun Safety: https://everytown.org/

Raise the Age NY: http://raisetheageny.com/

National Human Trafficking Hotline: https://humantraffickinghotline.org/

 

HOTLINE/EMERGENCY NUMBERS

 

911 Emergency Services: 911

Nassau County 24/7 Behavioral Health Helpline: 516-227-TALK(8255)

LI Crisis Center: 516-679-1111

Nassau University Medical Center Psychiatric Emergency Room: 516 572 – 4775

NUMC Chemical Dependency Detoxification (DETOX) Unit: 516 572 – 6394

Intensive In-Home Services for Family and Children:

South Shore Child Guidance Center        516 868 – 3030

Crisis Residential Services for Children:

Mental Health Association of Nassau County    516 489 – 0100 Ext. 1318

Sagamore Children’s Center         631 370 – 1701

Crisis Residential Services for Adults:

Angelo J. Melillo Center for Mental Health          516 676 – 2388

Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Center        516 822 – 6111

Pilgrim Psychiatric Center  631 761 – 2928

Residential Respite for Chemical Dependency Disorders:

Maryhaven Center of Hope – New Hope 516 546 – 7070 Option 3

Nassau Alliance for Addiction Services: 516-481-4000

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

New York State Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-942-6906

New York State HOPEline 1-877-8-HOPENY and Other Services (24 hour help for substance use, alcohol and problem gambling.)

National Sexual Assault Telephone hotline: 800.656.HOPE (4673)

NYS Smokers’ Quitline: 1866-NY-QUITS (697-8487)

Do you suspect child abuse or maltreatment: 1800-342-3720

The Trevor Project Lifeline: 1-866-488-738

National Runaway Safeline: 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929)

Gay and Lesbian National Hotline: 1-888-843-4564

Stopping the Hate: 1-206-350-HATE (1-206-350-4283)

Missing Child Alert: 1800-346-3543

Missing College Student Alert: 1-800-346-3543

Crime Victims Helpline: 1800-342-9871

Office for the NYS Attorney General, Crime Victims Helpline: 1800-771-7755

NYS Sheriff’s Association Victim Hotline-Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE_: 1-888-VINE-4-NY

Justice Center 1-855-373-2122

Abandoned Infant: 1-866-505-7233

National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888

 

If you need further assistance, please email our
Nassau Region Chairperson

Susanne Smoller
Email Susanne

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