The American Red Cross recognizes that stressful wordwide events can lead to ongoing need for psychological first aid. Visit their website to learn more about what you can do for yourself and your loved ones.
The CDC has listed helpful guidelines for managing stress and anxiety for parents, individuals, and first responders in the wake of COVID-19
Guidelines for communicating with your children before, during and after a stressful event.
Resources available for how families can cope with continually changing information in light of a pandemic. Different languages available.
Learn how to identify when children, teens / older teens may be in the throws of traumatic crisis, and how to respond.
Download publications from SAMHSA and view available resources on how to cope emotionally with recent events.
Addiction Treatment Division is an organization that helps vulnerable individuals who are addicted to drugs or alcohol locate proper treatment options. Their services are 100% free and cover all 50 states.
DAWC acts in a regional advisory capacity on drug prevention and education. The council is comprised of students, staff, parents and members of the community.
F.I.S.T is a not-for-profit organization designed to organize, support, educate, guide and provide resources to families who are struggling with a loved one's addiction.
Target Population: Children and Adults (5 years and older) Mostly Spanish Speaking.
Services Offered: Mental Health Outpatient, Alcohol and Substance Abuse Outpatient and Prevention services, HH Care Coordination.
Target Population: Patients who are impacted by substance abuse or mental health issues.
Services Offered: Individual, Group & Family Therapy, Psychiatric Evaluations and Medication Monitoring.
LICADD aims 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.
Speak to a counselor via phone, text or chat and get access to mental health and substance misuse services, in more than 200 languages, 24/7/365.
Target Pop: Age 18 and over with primary behavioral health disorder
Services Offered: Residential stabilization, chemical dependency evaluation / counseling, case management / community referrals, group and individual counseling.
Assist families with navigating addiction services, treatment and insurance.
Also offered through Family and Childrens Association (516-746-0350 x 2274)
(New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services)
Individuals who use their lived experience to assist with development of brief person ceneterd plans, referrals and links to services, support and guidance.
Offered in Nassau through Oceanside Counseling Center
Target Population: Mental Health services for Children ages 5-21
Services Offered: Telephone and Walk-In screenings, comprehensive assessments, psych evals, client referrals.
THRIVE offers volunteer peer facilitated mutual aid supports ranging from 12-step (e.g. AA, NA), non-secular (Refuge Recovery, The Sangha), secular (SMART), all recovery, physical activity (yoga, hikes), medication supported, harm reduction, to natural recovery. THRIVE offers interactive educational programs that promote wellness, vocational skills, economic prosperity and civic engagement. They also provide substance free events, including Sober Bowl, holiday parties, dances, & game nights! Now 3 locations on Long Island (Nassau and Suffolk).