LICADD Does It Again...Tee Off For Teens Is A Success!

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On May 23, 2017 LICADD hosted 88 golfers at the beautiful Maidstone Club in East Hampton. The weather cooperated with mild temperatures and a sun-filled sky resulting in a great day for the Tee Off For Our Teens Invitational. Pictured in main image: Tony Fromer, Rich Warren, Mitch Robbins and past LICADD Board Chair, Jeff Capazzi. Pictured here: Alan Herzog, David Simson, Don Ross, and past Board Chair, Bill Baum This special day of golf raised awareness and over $100,000 to support Long Island's adolescent population from Elmont to Montauk. Teens across Long Island are facing the fight of their lives as they are bombarded with media messages and social interactions promoting unhealthy choices. "We are in the midst of an opioid epidemic reaching the highest numbers of drug-related overdose ever experienced on Long Island. Prevention education and counseling services for both adolescents and their families is a vital component...
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SPOTLIGHT: Des Moines, IA Affiliate’s Bilingual Program

SPOTLIGHT: Des Moines, IA Affiliate’s Bilingual Program
Employee & Family Resources (EFR), NCADD’s Des Moines, IA Affiliate, provides bilingual individual and family counseling, along with in-home support to families, through its “Para Ti Programa.” Serving Polk, Dallas and Warren counties, EFR provides the support in Spanish and English to individuals and families when they face life’s challenges. The program offers in-office appointments with a master’s degreed therapist who is bilingual and bicultural, in addition to a bachelor’s degreed counselor who is available for home visits, school visits, and assistance in the community. Clients may access both services, and just the one they need by calling the Affiliate. Para Ti was founded to serve the growing Latino community in Central Iowa. The program helps people address challenges of depression and other emotional issues, family or marital problems, legal or financial concerns, or substance abuse issues. All services through Para Ti are voluntary, confidential and designed for those who...
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