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Substance Abuse Education and Prevention Resources


North HS: Marissa Boscia-Wittekind, LMHC, CASAC
Alcohol & Drug Counselor: (631) 471-1400 ext 5598
Google# eswrbbs

EAST HS: Adam Intravia, CASAC
Alcohol & Drug Counselor: (631) 716-8200, ext.5198
Google# onw2ivf

SAGAMORE MS: Melissa Bennett
Student Assistance Counselor: (631) 696-8600 ext.4816
Google# bbr667v

SENECA MS: Stephanie Garcia, CASAC
Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention Counselor
631-471-1850, ext. 4518
Google# 2vwvd3s

SAMOSET MS: Lauren Hallaceli, MSW
Alcohol & Drug Counselor: (631) 471-1700 ext.4216
Google# sz5tvd5


Sachem Substance Abuse Resources & Google Classroom Codes

  • Learn more about the specific substances and drugs of abuse by clicking here
    Please contact individual groups prior to attendance, as due to health restrictions some may be offering online alternatives, while others may be temporarily in hiatus.
    • Suffolk County Parents Support Group (Mondays, 7-830PM)First Presbyterian Church of Smithtown, 175 E. Main St, Smithtown, NY 11787Contact: DAN W. 631-877-2212
    • Hope House Family & Friends Support Group (Mondays 7-830PM)Hope House “Rise Up!” Bereavement Support Group (2nd/4th Tues each month, 7-830PM)1 High St, Pt. Jefferson, NY 631-928-2377
    • The Beading Hearts ( Loss Support Group; Sibling Loss Support Group(weekly support groups, Zoom/video chat, Facebook meetings/chats, live meetings)Linda 631-804-6322
    • Parent/Grandparent Bereavement Group200 Wilson St, Pt. Jefferson Station, NY (Thursdays 8:15-9:30PM)Contact: John Venza 631-357-1705
    • Samaritan Daytop Family Association @ Huntington O/P Facility(Peer-to-Peer support for families impacted by overdose/addiction loss) Contact 631-351-5723 for dates/times
    • Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (LICADD) (Provides referral, intervention, and professional guidance to families and individuals)
    • Alcoholics Anonymous- Online Intergroup for video meetings, chats, support for self-help.
    • OASAS- NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (Oversight body for services in NY state)
  • For information regarding Sachem Central School District Substance Abuse Education and Prevention Task Force please contact: Sean Cully, Chairperson for Health Education 631-696-8600 ext. 4826