Counseling And Treatment

Students and employees who have concerns about their use of alcohol or other drugs are urged to seek assistance. Faculty and staff may obtain counseling or referrals from Human Resources (212-346-1630 in New York; 914-773-3810 in Westchester); the Pace University Employee Assistance Program, which is administered by CIGNA’s Life Assistance Program (1-800-538-3543); and through the internet at http://www.cignabehavioral.com/cgi. The User ID is “lap” and the Password is “member”. Resources for students who are seeking counseling or referrals include the Dean for Students (212-346-1306 in New York; 914-773-3351 in Westchester); Office of Residential Life (212-346-1295 in New York; 914-923-2790 in Westchester); and the Center for Student Development and Campus Activities (212-346-1590 in New York; 914-773-3767 in Westchester). Other resources available to all members of the University community include the Counseling Center (212-346-1523 in New York; 914-773-3710 in Westchester); and University Health Care (212-346-1600 in New York; 914-773-3760 in Westchester).

Organizations that provide support and assistance to individuals with substance abuse problems and to their families include:

Alcoholics Anonymous 212-870-3400

Al-Anon and Alateen 212-941-0094 (Greater New York)

Cocaine Anonymous 212-929-7300 or 212COCAINE (212-262-2463)

Covenant House Nineline 800-999-9999

Marijuana Anonymous 212-459-4423

Nar-Anon 800-984-0066

Narcotics Anonymous 212-929-6262 or 212-929-7117

Nicotine Anonymous 415-750-0328 or 877-879-6422

LIFENET Crisis Referral Hotline 800-543-3638

A list of substance abuse treatment facilities can be found in Appendix D. (See Appendix D - Student Handbook - Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities.) Additional substance abuse treatment facilities are available at www.findtreatment.samhsa.gov/facilitylocatordoc.htm. * * * * Revised: October 8, 2010