Working Together to Help Teens on Long Island

Many thanks to Dennis Reilly, project director in Nassau County, NY, who takes the time to describe how Reclaiming Futures has helped teens on Long Island by promoting community organization, information sharing and evidence-based practices.


Reclaiming Futures helps communities break the cycle of drugs, alcohol and crime. Learn more at

Susan Richardson is national executive director for Reclaiming Futures. Formerly, she was a senior program officer in the health care division of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in North Carolina, where she led a three-year effort involving the state's juvenile justice and treatment leaders to adopt the Reclaiming Futures model by juvenile courts in six North Carolina counties. She received her B.S. in Public Health, Health Policy and Administration, from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Updated: February 08 2018