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Nassau County, New York (Long Island)

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Get Drug Addiction or Alcoholism Treatment in Nassau County, New York (Long Island)

Nassau County is located in western Long Island, with Queens and Brooklyn bordering it to the west, and Suffolk County on the east. Outside of New York City, Nassau is the most densely populated county, thanks to it being considered one of the central counties within the New York metropolitan area. Nassau County has quite a history and was named after the Dutch Prince William of Nassau. Nassau County is home to two national protected wildlife areas- Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge and Sagamore Hill National Historic Site. Nassau County has quite a diverse population including Italian Americans, Irish, and Jewish people. There are only two cities and three towns that make up Nassau County- The cities are Glen Cove, Long Beach, and the towns include Hempstead, North Hempstead, and Oyster Bay. Notable people that live in Nassau County include basketball superstar Carmelo Anthony, Marc Anthony, as well as Carson Daly.

Like many other counties in the United States, Nassau County hasn’t been exempt from the drug epidemic. Nassau County has been hit extremely hard, and overdose deaths are affecting families everywhere.

Overdose rates in Nassau County, New York (Long Island)

A recent and dangerous trend has contributed to a surge in drug overdose deaths. Heroin and fake pressed prescription pills have been cut with fentanyl and carfetanil. Fentanyl is a “man-made” opioid 100 times more powerful than morphine. Carfentanil is 100 times more powerful than fentanyl, which makes it 10,000 times more powerful than morphine! In 2017, Nassau County had 545 drug overdose deaths. As of September 2018, Nassau County has already surpassed 2017’s figure with a current death toll of 584.

Please take a look at our Nassau County addiction resources to ensure you or a loved one can help put an end to this horrible epidemic.

Nassau County, New York (Long Island) Addiction Treatment Resources

At Maryland Addiction Recovery Center, we understand that recovery is about utilizing your network in whatever location you may be. After the continuum of care a lot of clients may be going back home or making a move and we want to make sure to enable and support the changes while reintegrating. If you are in Nassau County (Long Island) before or after treatment we want to make sure that you have support in a recovery community.

Nassau County, New York (Long Island) Drug and Alcohol Meetings


Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)Nassau Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous
361 Hempstead Turnpike
West Hempstead, NY 11552
516-292-3045

Mental Health and Addiction Services

https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/1690/Mental-Health-Chemical-Dependency-Develo
The Nassau County Office of Mental Health, Chemical Dependency and Developmental Disabilities Services provides resources so that those with mental illness or substance abuse disorders can thrive and live safely and independently in the community.

 

Nassau County, NY Health Department

516-227-9697
https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/1652/Health-Department
Department of Mental Health, Chemical Dependency & Developmental
60 Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Suite 200
Uniondale, NY 11553-3687
516-227-7057
https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/1690/Mental-Health-Chemical-Dependency-Develo

Caron Parent & Family Support Group – Nassau County

Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Parish Hall
132 Jefferson Avenue
Mineola, NY 11501
GROUP MEETS EVERY THURSDAY 7:00pm-8:30pm

Group Contact:
Sue M.
516-220-3557

Caron Contact:
Karen Curtin
631-708-4838
kcurtin@caron.org

Long Island Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence (LICADD)

1025 Old Country Road, Suite 221
Westbury, NY 11590
631-979-1700
www.licadd.org

Nassau Alliance for Addiction Services (NAFAS)
516-481-4000
www.nassaualliance.org

Sober Activities and Groups in Nassau County

There are plenty of sober activities around Nassau County. Make some new friends, learn a new skill, and have fun in an environment that doesn’t revolve around drinking or drugs.

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We offer several levels of care and access points to treatment for addiction and dual diagnosis. Patient’s receive evidence-based, individualized, patient-centered services based on clinical needs and treat addiction as a chronic condition. All treatment programs include:

  • – Weekly individual counseling
  • – Group therapy
  • – Family therapy, coaching, support and guidance
  • – Biopsychosocial assessments
  • – Psychiatric care and medication management
  • – Medical assessments and ongoing monitoring
  • – Life skills training, development and support
  • – Academic/Workforce Vocational training and reentry
  • – Community-based personal recovery support
  • – Substance Use Disorder education