Riverhead, NY – With the one year anniversary of the Suffolk County 24/7 Substance Abuse Hotline approaching, Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D. invited Steve Chassman, LCSW, CASAC (Email), Executive Director of LICADD, to come before the Health Committee on Thursday, March 2nd, to provide an update on the program. “The impact of substance abuse continues to devastate individuals, families and communities throughout Suffolk County. It’s imperative that we maintain a dialogue with our partners in our fight against this crisis.” stated Legislator William R. Spencer.
With the highest number of overdose fatalities in New York State, Suffolk County continues to battle the effects of substance abuse. In partnership with Communities of Solution and LICADD, Suffolk County launched this Hotline in...| read more ››