WELLNESS@PURCHASE and the Wellness Center are located on the third floor of Campus Center South.
Regina Abdou, LMHC, CASAC,CPP, Director of Wellness is in CCS 3005, ext 6665.
Roey Ficaro, LCSW, Wellness Counselor, is in CCS3003 ext 6657.
For additional information and campus resources please see the RESOURCE page of the student handbook.
Go Ask Alice! - Alcohol and other drugs Q & A (also emotional health; fitness & nutrition; general health; relationships; and sexual & reproductive health)
About.com: Alcoholism - Alcoholism 101
www.drugwatch.com - Keeping your medication safe
www.aa.org - Alcoholics Anonymous
http://allone.com/12/aca/ - Adult Children of Alcoholics World Service Organization
www.newyorkna.org - Narcotics Anonymous, NY
www.alcoholinnerview.com - Alcohol Innerview - Personalized self assessment of your drinking. Under “New User” enter the following LogIn ID: 10A196219VIEW Click “Submit”. You will be prompted to register with email address and make a password. Begin taking AlcoholInnerview. NOTE: If you need to complete Alcohol Innerview as a requirement, be sure to print out your results and certificate at the end of the program
NY State Smokers Quitline (1-866-NY-QUITS) - Information on quitting smoking. Free starter kit including patches and gum or lozenges for eligible NYS smokers. Live telephone coaching with trained quitline specialists offering help with quit plans, online community, videos facts and tips for becoming tobacco free and staying free.
www.smokefree.gov - Step by step guide to quitting. Live help, mobile app that gives insight into what to expect when you quit, and how to deal with problems that may come up in your journey to be smoke free.
American Cancer Society (QUIT FOR LIFE PROGRAM 1-800-227-2345) - Information on research, treatment, support groups and on-line chat group and smoking cessation. Also offers personalized treatment and decision feature. Guides: Guide to Quitting Smoking, Guide to Quitting Smokeless Tobacco, Quitting Smoking - Help for Cravings and Tough Situations, Helping a Smoker Quit: Do's and Don'ts.
American Lung Association - Provides information on latest research on environmental and health topics as well as educational programs, and news on related fronts. ALA runs the Freedom From Smoking® (FFS) program is for adults who are ready to quit smoking. Because most people know that smoking is dangerous to their health, the program focuses almost exclusively on how to quit, not why to quit.
Stop.Tabac - A five-part on-line smoking cessation program designed to help you kick the habit. This site was conceived and prepared by the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine of the University of Geneva.
The Foundation for a Smokefree America - A non-profit organization whose mission is to educate people of all ages about smoking and tobacco use. This site offers tips on how to quit smoking along with educational materials and research on tobacco use.
www.quitnet.com - An on-line self-help forum for smokers with tips on how to quit smoking.
POW'R Against Tobacco - A four county coalition that was founded in 1992 to reduce the risk of tobacco-related diseases by lowering the prevalence of tobacco use in Putnam, Orange, Westchester and Rockland Counties.
Speak Out Links - Learn more about the issues of sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking, as well as the resources available to victims and survivors.
www.mencanstoprape.com - Mobilizes males to prevent men's violence against women
A Resource Guide to Coming Out - HRC Coming Out Project
Vigil Program - Program from vigil on tolerance and respect of all forms of sexual expression. Includes useful resources.
It Gets Better Project - Created to show young LGBT people the levels of happiness, potential, and positivity their lives will reach – if they can just get through their teen years
It Gets Better Video - Gap Inc. employees share their stories for the "It Gets Better" project