AMITYVILLE - A new state task force aimed at putting a stop to the problem of substance abuse on Long Island is being unveiled in Amityville today.

The Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Relief Task Force will include experts, parents and drug counselors.

To learn more about drug abuse in local communities, tune in to News 12 Long Island next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for a special series called "Addicted on Long Island: Prescription Drugs."