AOD Prevention Program

AOD Prevention Program

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The Alcohol and Drug (AOD) Prevention Program at John Jay College is part of the Environmental Prevention Grant given to state schools through the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (NYS OASAS). This program utilizes a comprehensive approach to address alcohol and other drug-related problems.

College Prevention Coordinator (CPC)

The College Prevention Coordinator (Deanna Feierman, LMHC), is a new position part of the AOD Prevention Program at the Wellness Center. The CPC is working with the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) to help reduce and prevent underage drinking and drug use on campus and in the community. Through the Environmental Prevention Grant from OASAS the CPC has created a coalition on campus that involves the community stakeholders, parents, mental health professionals, treatment facilities, the Prevention Resource Center, Student Union, students, staff and faculty to help with the issues surrounding alcohol and substance use within the college community. The coalition meets once a month to discuss ways to help the John Jay students and the community. If you would like to join the coalition SAP-C (Substance and Alcohol Prevention- Coalition) please email Deanna Feierman at dfeierman@jjay.cuny.edu

Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Prevention Program

This Program is here to provide you with a complete range of counseling and referral services for substance and alcohol misuse. The program is located in the Wellness Center, L68.00NB. All of the services are FREE of charge and are available on an appointment basis. You are urged to seek treatment as a preventative service. Take advantage of the many services that can be offered to you. The services are provided by a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who specializes in addiction, known as the College Prevention Coordinator, Deanna Feierman, LMHC. The services provided include: personal mental health counseling, substance use counseling (including alcohol), screenings that assess risk levels for a substance use disorder, early intervention, crisis intervention, psychoeducation, workshops, and prevention awareness.
For more information, please call 212-237-8180, visit L.68.09 or email dfeierman@jjay.cuny.edu.

Free Outside Resources

The following links connect you to free and confidential screenings to assess if you have an issue with alcohol and other substances.
 

https://www.facingaddiction.org/resources/quiz-do-i-have-a-drug-addiction

https://www.facingaddiction.org/resources/quiz-do-i-have-an-alcohol-addiction

Alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO

Want feedback on your use of alcohol? 
Complete the Alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO and see where you stand!

What is Alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO?
The Alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO is an interactive web program that allows college and university students to enter information about their drinking patterns and receive immediate, personalized feedback about their use of alcohol. It takes about 20-30 minutes to complete, is self-guided, and requires no face-to-face contact time with a counselor.

What does it do?
When you access the Alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO, you are prompted to enter information about yourself, such as drinking habits, etc.
After all information has been entered, the Alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO calculates a number of variables and compares your responses to national and local college norms. Then, your personalized feedback is displayed in an easy-to-read format.

What do I need to use the Alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO?
You need:

  1. A computer
  2. Internet access
  3. JavaScript enabled Internet Browser
  4. About 20-30 minutes
  5. A printer (if you would like to print the feedback)

 

Marijuana eCHECKUP TO GO

What is the Marijuana eCHECKUP TO GO?
The Marijuana e-CHECKUP TO GO is an anonymous, marijuana-specific brief feedback tool designed to help college students take a look at their marijuana use. The program takes about 20-30 minutes to complete, is self-guided, and requires no face-to-face contact time with a counselor.

What does it do?
When you access the Marijuana e-CHECKUP TO GO, you will be prompted to enter information about yourself, such as your use of marijuana, spending patterns, and other things. After all information has been entered, the Marijuana e-CHECKUP TO GO calculates a number of variables and compares your responses to national and local college norms. Then, your personalized feedback is displayed in an easy-to-read format.

What does one need to use the Marijuana eCHECKUP TO GO?

  1. A computer
  2. Internet access
  3. A standards-compliant Internet Browser with JavaScript activated
  4. 20-25 minutes to complete the survey
  5. A printer (if you would like to print the feedback)