Alcohol and Other Drugs Clinic- Westchester Campuses
Are you wondering if you or someone you love has a problem with alcohol or another drug?
Visit us at the Alcohol and Other Drug Clinic for a confidential discussion.
- Assessment and support for problematic alcohol and other drug use
- Assistance in dealing with family members or other loved ones who may be suffering from an addiction
- Help in dealing with pressure to drink or use more than you want to
- Strategies and support for changing drinking or drug use patterns, including training for ways of cleaning up your act before graduation!
- Support for students in recovery
- Referral information and assistance
Educational and Outreach Programming
Services are confidential and free of charge.
Types of Services:
- Individual counseling
students in recovery
students with loved ones who abuse alcohol or other drugs
students exploring patterns of use
Some Signs that Substance Use Might be a Problem:
- Being uncomfortable at occasions when alcohol and/or other drugs are not available
- When you are not using, regretting things you said or did when you were using
- Arguments with friends or family related to your use
- Being able to handle larger and larger amounts of alcohol and/or drug use over time
- Increased work, family, school and social problems
- Feeling angry or depressed while using or the next day
- Lying about substance use to friends and loved ones
- Neglecting people and events that don’t involve substance use
- “Blackouts” or not remembering what happened when under the influence.
- Uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms when not using (e.g. shakiness, fatigue, insomnia, irritability)
- Needing substances to cope with strong feelings, stress, and/or sleepiness
- Wanting to cut back, but not being able to
- Driving a car while under the influence
Getting into trouble at work or at school for using (e.g. showing up late, calling in sick, getting fired, failing classes)
Consultation, Education and Outreach Services to Members of the Pace Community:
Members of the AOD Clinic Team are pleased to prepare and present programs for specific audiences:
Educational Programs and Workshops:
- “The Drinking Game” - an interactive board game based on a harm-reduction approach to use of alcohol
- Alcohol, Other Drugs and Depression
- Women and Stress
- Dealing with Choices for Those at Risk
- Other Alcohol and Drug-related topics (upon specific request)
- Consultation to Staff, Faculty, Administrators and Students: how to intervene and assist, referrals
- Consultation to family members concerned about a Pace student re: how to intervene and/or refer
- Outreach to students and family members at new student events/orientations
Presentations may fulfill educational and risk management requirements of student organizations and residence halls.
Pace University Counseling Center- Westchester Campuses
Alcohol and Other Drug Clinic
Administration Building, 2nd floor
Pleasantville, NY 10570