THRIVE University

THRIVE is Transformation, Healing, Recovery, Inspiration, Validation and Empowerment


Educational, training and support opportunities for individuals who have or are interested in obtaining credentials for Certified Recovery Peer Advocate.


Professional support and development for Certified Recovery Peer Advocates at no cost.


Our Services

  • Monthly peer education development series. Coming soon, free CEUs
  • Professional support group for Certified Recovery Peer Advocates working in the field
  • Coming soon! Internship opportunities for CPRA-P to get experienced needed


Ryan Kiser, Director of Recovery Services

(516) 246-0705



Family & Children’s Association (FCA) leads the operations and oversight of THRIVE Recovery Community and Outreach Center in partnership with the Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (LICADD), Long Island Recovery Association (LIRA), Families in Support of Treatment (F.I.S.T.), and Human Understanding & Growth Services, Inc. (HUGS, Inc.). THRIVE is funded by the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and through private contributions.


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