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Director: Regina Abdou, LMHC, CASAC, CCPTree   Color   For Web.JPG
Tel.: (914) 251-6665
Location: Campus Center South, Room 3005

Purchase College supports a holistic approach to education and believes in fostering the development of the whole person—intellectually, artistically, professionally, socially, emotionally, and spiritually.

Wellness@Purchase is a collaboration between numerous departments within Student Affairs, together with the University Police and Chartwells Dining Services. Its goal is to enable students to make full use of their potential as members of the Purchase College community and the community at large. Programming and services are offered in the following areas:

  • Individual and group counseling
  • Individual and group counseling related to addictions, trauma and stress management 
  • Prevention and awareness programming
  • Healthy relationships (awareness programming)
  • Violence against men and women (prevention and awareness programming) 
  • Interfaith programming 
  • Yoga “for a natural high”classes
  • Weekly meditation
  • Holistic health discussions and programs  
  • Free HIV/AIDS testing sponsored by Health Services
  • Residential and campus-wide programming in the following areas of wellness: physical, intellectual, vocational/occupational, financial, emotional, social (culture, society, family, community), environmental, and spiritual

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WELLNESS@PURCHASE provides services to matriculated students, which are central to the overall mission of the college.  Wellness also offers referrals for non-matriculated students who may be experiencing substance-related issues.

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Updated 4/14