Drug Free LI

Uniting our Communities to fight for a DRUG FREE LONG ISLAND

Email: info@drugfreeli.org

Phone: 516-203-7486

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© 2019 DrugFreeLI

Uniting our Communities to fight for a DRUG FREE LONG ISLAND

Email: info@drugfreeli.org

Phone: 123-456-7890

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We encourage parents and community residents to visit the following websites to learn more about the dangers of underage drinking and substance use. Our resource links provide valuable information regarding the dangers of substance use including the health risks associated with tobacco use and vaping.

Alcohol & Drugs of Abuse

 

A Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) website for parents, educators and caregivers.

Learn the facts about most commonly abused drugs.

Heroin, Pain Medication and Prescription Drugs

 

Nassau County's Heroin Prevention Task Force seeks to educate residents of the prevalence of the heroin problem, the signs and symptoms of addiction, and the resources available. 

NYS Combat Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Kitchen Table Toolkit, Fact Sheets, posters and public service announcements.

Marijuana

 

Our mission is to educate citizens on the science of marijuana and to promote health-first, smart policies and attitudes that decrease marijuana use and its consequences.

E-cigarettes and Vaping

 

Center on Addiction is a science-based, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization. Its purpose is to find, promote and enact the necessary solutions to end America’s deadly addiction crisis.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services product, created through a partnership between the Office of the U.S Surgeon General and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office on Smoking and Health.

National Institute on Drug Abuse provides important facts regarding the dangers of
e-cigarettes to youth and young adults and its physcial effects on the human brain and body.

How To Talk With Your Kids About Vaping

Energy Drinks

 

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health provides health, safety and additional consumer product information regarding the dangers of energy drinks for youth and adults.

NIDA's Science Spotlight provides insight into how energy drink consumption could link to future substance misuse. 

Parenting: Prevention Tips and Communication

 

Provides outstanding prevention resources about underage drinking and teen drug use as well as insight to teen brain development and behavior, risk factors and how to connect with our teens.

The American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Children website provides a variety of resources regarding issue facing our children throughout their development toward young adulthood. 

Drug Prevention Tips for every age.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) ADD’s Power of Parents program empowers parents of middle school and high school students to have ongoing, intentional conversations about the dangers and consequences of underage drinking.

New York State Office on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services website provides parents and caregivers with facts regarding the dangers of underage drinking and drug use as well as tips and strategies to communicate and connect with our children and teens.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Talk. They Hear You. Campaign provides parents and caregivers with hands on resources to connect with tweens to discuss the dangers of underage drinking.

Additional Resources

Long Island Crisis Center

516-679-1111

LIRA – Long Island Recovery Association

631-558-5472

F.I.S.T. – Families in Support of Treatment

631-882-3398

LICABB – Long Island Coalition Against Bullying

516-777-7709

S.A F.E.  - Substance Abuse Free Environment Glen Cove

516-676-2008

Nassau & Suffolk County Crime Stoppers

Anonymous 1-800-244-8477

Nassau County Community Affairs Office

516-573-7360

Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office

637-852-2205