Horizons Counseling & Education
Horizons Counseling and Education Center and the Youth Bureau collaborated with local youth from the Smithtown Township and Suffolk Community College to develop four Public Safety Announcements. The PSA’s focus on vaping, underage drinking, Peer Pressure, and Marijuana.
Listen to what our young people crafted!
Established in 1979, Horizons is an OASAS-licensed not-for-profit agency funded to provide adolescent and adult treatment, prevention and education services for drug and alcohol related problems.
- Daytime and evening appointments available.
- Services include assessment, counseling groups, individual sessions, and an array of specialized treatment and prevention programming
- Fees are based on a sliding scale. Private insurance, Medicaid and Medicare are accepted. Payment methods include: cash, check, MasterCard and Visa.
- Drinking Driver Classes available on site through Stony Brook Drinker Driver Program (DDP).
Counseling is by appointment only. Co-occurring services, psychiatric evaluations and Medication Assisted Therapy is available. For more information, see our Treatment Services page.
Prevention Specialists are available to provide the following programs/presentations:
- Positive Action
- Life Skills
- Project Success
- Second Step
- Teen Intervene
- Why Try
- The Great Body Shop
- Anger Management
- Too Good for Violence
- Too Good For Drugs
- Additional Presentation Topics
To learn more about prevention, please read this "Let's Talk Prevention (PDF)" guide.
Parenting programs are available to assist parents in the development of effective parenting techniques. These presentations include:
- Guiding Good Choices
- The Parent Study Group
- Incredible Years
- Par-Other Group (treatment and support for the parents of substance abusers who are refusing treatment)
Registration & Additional Information
Contact us for more information or to schedule an appointment
Pre-registration is required for prevention and education programs
Phone: (631) 360-7578 / Fax: (631) 360-7687 or email horizons
Visit our Facebook page for more information
Please note that in case of inclement weather, if counseling and education services are to be cancelled, an announcement will be made on News 12 Long Island, WBLI, and WBAB.
Join the Youth and Community Alliance of Smithtown
The Youth and Community Alliance of Smithtown is a town-wide coalition established in 2006. Individuals from all sectors of the community are welcome. The mission is to promote the health and wellness of young people; mobilize schools and communities; and utilize resources to create and sustain an environment where destructive decisions, underage alcohol use, tobacco use, marijuana, and opiate use is reduced. To learn more about the Youth and Community Alliance of Smithtown please contact Stacey Sanders of the Smithtown Youth Bureau at (631) 360-7595 or Kelly DeVito of Horizons Counseling and Education Center at (631) 360-7578.
Free Drug Testing Kits Available
Courtesy of the Suffolk County Sheriff's office there are free drug testing kits available upon request.
Community Health Assessment Survey:
The purpose of this survey is to get your opinion about health issues that are important in your community. Together, the County Departments of Health and hospitals throughout Long Island will use the results of this survey and other information to help target health programs in your community. Please complete only one survey per adult 18 years or older. Your survey responses are anonymous. Thank you for your participation.
Overdose Prevention Rescue: Narcan Training
Narcan, also known as Naloxone, is a prescription medication that reverses an opioid overdose. Opioids include heroin, morphine, oxycodone, methadone, hydrocodone, and other prescription pain medications.
For more information on Narcan, how it works, and available training, please visit the Suffolk County Substance Abuse Resource Center